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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

Find information about our eight research themes, how to study with us or subscribe to our monthly newsletter.


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

2nd PRIMaRE Summer School

A group photo of PRIMaRE Summer School 2019 participants.

The Partnership for Research In Marine Renewable Energy hosted its 2nd Summer School in Bristol and Bath in September 2019.

WISE CDT internship with DEFRA

James Rand, WISE CDT student within Cohort 5, has been accepted on a three-month internship with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Case studies

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


Read our publications that highlight the life-changing research carried out at Bath.

Upcoming events

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


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