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.
In the News
February 19, 2020 | China Power
This episode explores the major challenges that threaten China’s water resources, from scarcity and mismanagement, to pollution and climate change.
Dr. Scott Moore is the Director of the Penn Global China Program and Senior Fellow at The Water Center and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania
We are pleased to share with you the 7th volume of the wH2O: Journal of Gender and Water. This is the 1st volume to be published under the auspices of The Water Center and its new editor, Dr. Swati Hegde.
Student Research Positions
Three positions available
The Water Center at Penn is offering paid Research Assistant positions to undergraduates and graduate students to work on funded projects. The students will have the opportunity to serve as junior members of The Water Center project team.
Water Center News
By Swati Hegde
On January 13, 2020 REACT at Penn held a symposium on Global Pathways to enable Innovative Materials Solutions for Urban Challenges. REACT at Penn is a research consortium primarily funded by the National Science Foundation for
By Alison De Luise
On January 16, the Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania joined forces with Coastal Strategies and the Coastal States Organization to convene experts in the fields of finance, municipal administration, environmental management,
By Andrea Garay
The Water Center at Penn awarded research grants during Fall 2019 to 5 Master of Environmental Studies (MES) and Master of Science in Applied Geosciences (MSAG) students under the Student Support Program Award.