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
Congratulations to all the Water Center at Penn Research Support Program Recipients!
Thank you everyone who attended the 2019 Water Center Student Grant Recipients lunch event. Can’t wait to see all the great things you will accomplish.
Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program (PURM)
Deadline: February 16, 2020
PURM-Water Center Project
Water as a Universal Connector in West Philadelphia
This project offers students a unique opportunity to work in an historically under resourced community in West Philadelphia to harness and synthesize arts, citizen science, and Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education. The goal of the project is to generate greater community engagement with the natural world and work towards engaging natural and anthropogenic communities for sustainable development.
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.