22nd March 2019
Scotland’s contribution to international water policy and research (Report)
Barriers to implementation and recommendations to enable and accelerate progress towards achieving SDG 6 were discussed in four thematic breakout sessions: Waste Water Treatment Systems Water Resources Water Quality and Quality Drinking Water Supply and Technologies Future water challenges facing...
22nd March 2019
Our most precious resource - water!
But the statistics on what we are doing to this precious resource are just staggering; • Every minute a new born child dies from a water-based infection; • Over 30% of the world’s schools don’t have access to clean water; • We produce six times...
14th February 2018
World Water Day - 22 March
Every year World Water Day is celebrated on 22nd March. This year the theme is 'Nature for Water' with events being held worldwide. The theme is encouraging nature-based solutions to the problems that we currently face, like floods, droughts, and pollution. Check out more at the World...
31st October 2017
CREW featured in Parliament Hydro Nation debate
The debate covered the importance of water to Scotland’s national and international identity, and developing the water economy, as promoted by the Hydro Nation agenda. Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform said in her speech: “Sitting alongside the...
13th July 2017
Hydro Nation Scholarship Programme 2018
Applications are now welcome for project proposals based on our topic themes for 2018. Full details of the programme can be found on the Hydro Nation Scholars website. The Hydro Nation Scholarship Programme is an open competition for PhD scholars to undertake approved projects hosted within...
5th July 2017
Valuing Your Soils workshop Girvan 17th July
The fifth ‘Valuing Your Soils’ awareness raising workshop for farmers is taking place at Girvan Mains farm (KA26 9JD) on 17th July. There will be machinery demos, a tour of an anaerobic digestion plant and open soil pits. Further information will be available shortly.
7th June 2017
Demonstration Test Catchment national consortium
The conference programme has been finalised. Bookings are now being taken for this event. Please note that the deadline for new bookings is 30th June 2017. Since being commissioned in December 2009, the DTC research programme has developed, tested and promoted cost-effective management...
7th March 2017
Valuing your soils: Cultivating resilient farming systems
The fourth ‘Valuing Your Soils’ awareness raising workshop for farmers is taking place at Leitfie farms (near Blairgowrie) on 16th March. There will be machinery demos and open soil pits. For more details on the event please see the SRUC project page.