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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 community

Find out about our research themes, our people and how you can study with us.


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

Spring Launch

WIRC co-director Tom Arnot introduces Spring, a new innovation incubator from Ofwat and the UK water utility sector.

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.

Video library

Watch recordings of our past events here.


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.