Indian water management challenges – and UQ opportunities to respond

21 October 2016

With support from the UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme coordinated by UQ Global Engagement, Associate Professor Eva Abal from UQ's Global Change Institute recently led an Australian Water Mission to explore possibilities for collaborative water management projects and capability transfer with Indian partners from industry, government and civil society.

This mission raised significant interest in the water research capabilities of UQ to respond to groundwater mapping and regulation, integrated water resources management approaches, wastewater recycling innovations, and operationalising the UN Sustainable Development Goals. GCI remains in close contact with these newly established partners, and together they are actively pursuing research project funding to build on UQ’s activities in India.

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