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The first annual CREW (Centre of Expertise for Waters) Lecture was held as part of Hydro Nation's


On the 22nd of March, Scotland celebrated World Water Day 2021, as part of a global UN initiative to understand the value of water to us


Professor Bob Ferrier, Director of Scotland's Hydro Nation International Centre at the James Hutton Institute, has appeared in OOSKAnews'


On Wed 27 May at 2PM UK time OOSKAnews will host a special live-streamed “aquaNOW Audience”, with the theme "Water and Resilient Cities".

World Water Day 2019

Submitted by admin on Fri, 15/05/2020 - 11:49

On World Water Day the Hydro Nation International Centre and Centre of Expertise for Water (CREW) hosted a conference on "Resilience to Drought and Low Flow Conditions in Scotland", an event supported by the Scottish Government.

Scientists, engineers, planners and managers shared their observations, experiences, research outcomes, and innovative ideas on building resilience and adapting to low flows and drought conditions from a Scottish perspective.


On World Water Day (22nd March 2019), the Hydro Nation International Centre and Centre of Expertise for Water (

Integrated Water Resource Management in Southern Malawi - Enhancement report for project expansion

Submitted by admin on Fri, 13/03/2020 - 21:30

Abertay University was commissioned by the Scottish Government through Hydro Nation International to explore ways to enhance the impact of Scottish Government support to the Government
of Malawi in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6).

Reviewing best practice in the delivery of good drinking water quality using a prevention-led approach

Submitted by admin on Fri, 13/03/2020 - 21:28

The aim of this project was to collate evidence related to prevention-led approaches within catchments, that was of relevance to Scotland and the benefits that they could bring to safeguarding drinking water supplies. This project sought views, nationally and from other EU (and international) countries, on how or what they have learnt from implementing a preventionled approach. 

Impacts of Flooding in North-east Scotland

Submitted by admin on Fri, 13/03/2020 - 21:26

The research was conducted over a three-year period in Ballater and Garioch, gaining new insights about the long-term impacts of flooding on people and communities. These insights informed several considerations for enhancing flood-risk management (before, during, and after a flood), and highlighted how personal and community resilience may be supported.


Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) published a significant report in February on the

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