Durham University and Northumbrian Water sign partnership to tackle water challenges

Durham University and Northumbrian Water have joined together, to help tackle water-related challenges and opportunities affecting society and the environment.

They have signed an agreement that will see them share research and development expertise in areas such as catchment management, risk and resilience, stakeholder engagement, innovation, data science and energy.

The five-year partnership will also support economic growth in North East England, particularly by providing support to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) formalising The Water Hub’s on-going partnership between Durham University and Northumbrian Water.

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Photo credit: Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor of Durham University, and Heidi Mottram, Chief Executive Officer, Northumbrian Water, signing the Memorandum of Understanding agreement.

Credit: Victoria Greener/Durham University.