World Water Day at Birmingham

On Friday 20 March 2020, The University of Birmingham marked World Water Day 

We shared new videos and presentations from world-leading water science researchers and experts through our YouTube playlist.

  • Welcome remarks from Professor Harry Dixon (Group Leader, Water Resources Systems at UK Centre for Ecohydrology & Hydrology and Shahbaz Khan (UNESCO Director Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific)

Dr. Julian Klaus - Senior scientist at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology and Ecohydrology Research Group led a webinar on Hydrology through the lens. Novel data types for enhancing models and system understanding. View the seminar here. 

2020 World Water Day was about water and climate change – and how the two are linked. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives. Using water more efficiently will reduce greenhouse gases. We cannot afford to wait. Everyone has a role to play.

Water Science at The University of Birmingham

Water is a major research theme at the University of Birmingham. That is why the UNESCO Chair in Water SciencesBirmingham Water Council and the Institute for Global Innovation welcome you to celebrate World Water Day. 


Find out more about the vital water research taking place across The University of Birmingham