Oxford University research on Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor (UPGro) was presented at the International Association of Hydrogeologists in Marrakech in September.
London faces increased risk of water shortages in the future due to climate change and population growth if no actions are taken to increase supply or reduce demand, according to a new study led by Edoardo Borgomeo and Jim Hall at the Environmental Change Institute. The research presents a new methodology for water managers to incorporate climate change uncertainties into water resources planning.
Oxford University led research which harnesses mobile technologies to improve rural access to water is featured in BBC News online.
A journal article by Oxford researchers on the impacts and implications of mobile water payments in East Africa has been given an honourable mention in the Water International Best Paper 2012 Awards.