The Water Center provides integrated real-world solutions to critical urban water problems
We engage and connect the University community with regional water practitioners, decision makers, and national and global thought leaders for the purpose of developing integrated and innovative urban water strategies that address public health, infrastructure, and the socioeconomic and environmental challenges of long-term urban water sustainability and resiliency.
Water Center News
June 2, 2021 | The Kresge Foundation
You are invited to join fellow alumni on a walking tour of the University of Pennsylvania’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure! This immersive tour will highlight nature-based solutions to urban stormwater runoff on Penn’s campus.
Research Program Coordinator
The Research Program Coordinator oversees a portfolio of Water Center applied research and programming designed to connect Penn to the water industry, water practitioners and local communities in the Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic region.
Water Center Blog
By: Tania G. Malik
Tania was born and brought up in Singapore and is passionate about raising awareness about the environment. Her current article for the Water Center focuses on the vibrant island-nation of Singapore and its four unique methods of promoting water sustainability as well as my own initiatives for conserving water.
By Swati Hegde
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), most commonly known as the novel coronavirus has already taken a death toll of more than 100,000 in the United States with the number of infections approaching 2 million people.
By Zachary Whitlock
The Bengal basin, encompassing large tracts of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal, is home to more than 2% of the world’s population.