Science is the key to our success.

At the Water Institute, we believe that evidence matters, and that good science should drive both policy and practice. Our goal is to ask the right questions, collect the evidence, and use that evidence to improve service delivery and water resources management.

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December 1, 2022

Experts from Research Triangle Institute (RTI) have shared their thoughtful insights on the 2022 UNC Water and Health Conference. If you have similar reflections or lessons learned, please send them to us!

June 19, 2022

Aaron Salzberg, Director of Water Institute, kicked-off the opening plenary of the AGU’s Frontiers in Hydrology meeting with Melanie Nakagawa, Special Advisor to President Biden.

June 2, 2022

Congratulations to Water Institute’s Musa Manga on becoming an assistant professor in Gillings School of Global Public Health's Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering.

UNC Well-Being Day

Monday, February 13, 2023

UNC Well-Being Day

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WI is an official collaborating center of the WHO.

From our knowledge hub

The Knowledge Hub is the place to find all of our publications, reports, digests, briefs, manuals, webinars, videos and any shareable product that has been produced by the Water Institute.

AAD Sisco Memorial Forum Preserving Life: Climate Change, Water and Diplomacy
Ensuring India’s Water Security
Environment, Peace, and Conflict: Opportunities and Risks for the New Administration

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