DCU Water Institute

Water supply is one of the greatest challenges facing global societies today. Population increase and economic growth in recent years have significantly impacted on our water needs. Based on a foundation of expertise in science, engineering and computer technologies, the DCU Water Institute is developing and applying innovative approaches to the specific challenges of water quality, delivery and management.

The DCU Water Institute will be a state of the art research facility, situated on the DCU campus, and focused on solving national and global water-related problems through excellence in research, education and innovation.

Through the work of its 30 Principal Investigators, the Water Institute aims to achieve safe, secure drinking water, healthy aquatic ecosystems and reliable, energy efficient, quality water supplies for a sustainable economy.

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