Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath)

WIRC provides a unique environment to engage globally in research and policy on water technologies and resource management.

Our centre

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Read the latest water-related news from the Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath).

Case studies

There are a variety of exciting water-related projects happening within the Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath).

Upcoming events

We organise water-related events regularly on campus. All of our events are free and open to all.

Taking waste out of wastewater

6 Nov 2018 1.15pm 2 East, 3.1, University of Bath

Mark van Loosdrecht, winner of the world's most prestigious water award The Stockholm Water Prize, gives a talk on wastewater treatment and resource recovery.


The Water Innovation and Research Centre (WIRC@Bath) is a silver member of Watershare and a member of SWIG.

About us

The centre comprises multidisciplinary research teams, with wide expertise in the natural sciences and engineering, as well as in social, economics and political sciences, in policy, and in business management.

Contact us

Get in touch if you want to discuss water research.

For general enquiries, contact Anni Laihanen