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We are a vibrant cross-faculty centre of research excellence at the University of Reading, delivering world-class knowledge in water science, policy and societal impacts for the UK and internationally.

For more information, contact one of Water@Reading's co-directors, Professor Hannah Cloke by emailing, or Dr Elisabeth Stephens. You can also follow Water@Reading on Twitter.

Our research areas include:

  • forecasting and early warning of floods and droughts
  • water quality monitoring and modelling
  • global scale hydrology and earth systems modelling
  • satellite applications for hydrology
  • climate impact on water resources
  • monitoring and modelling of land surface processes
  • urban hydrology
  • working with communities
  • policy and practice: catchment management, future water
  • science communication.