We are a charity that aims to improve people's resilience to risks in the water environment by enabling research, education and engagement

"Ness Viaduct Railway Bridge" by Dave Connor licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0


We help to enable and deliver research on water and environmental risk management in partnership with universities, industry, government and other charities.

Flume demo Isle of Man

Publications and resources

We create and share resources to promote knowledge and skills including physical models, teaching materials, research reports and data sets.



We support students and early career researchers through bursaries, scholarships, placements and internships.

Latest news

Making it rain at the London Science Museum!

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We’re live at the London Science Museum supporting the interactive ‘Diversity in Science’ exhibition with the Environment Agency until Friday 1st September.

Water risks brought to life in the classroom


Our wave tank, mini-flume and PARM were in action for the ‘Water Risks’ day at Ermysted’s Grammar School, supported by the University of Nottingham and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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