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.

The Wessex Water Cycle: Challenges and Research

14 Mar 2019 1.15pm 6 East Building, Room 2.2, University of Bath

In this presentation, Ruth Barden from Wessex Water will cover the key elements of the water cycle from a water company perspective.


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