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.

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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

Student bursaries to support MSc and MRes courses

In partnership with the British Hydrological Society and the Environment Agency, we’re supporting the Studentship Awards Scheme which aims to encourage talented students to develop their academic experience and qualifications in hydrology and water management.

Apply for a scholarship for flood and coastal risk management training

We’re delighted to announce that we will be funding the tuition fees for places on Lancaster University’s postgraduate courses in Flood and Coastal Risk Management starting in the 2023-24 academic year.