The Water Center

Supports the resiliency, sustainability and equity of urban water systems through guidance, assistance and by directing applied collaborative research
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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

Water Challenges Inside and Outside China’s Borders: A Conversation with Scott Moore

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


Events

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

The Water Matters Speaker Series:

 

 

 

Announcements

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 Opportunities

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.

Congratulations 2019 Graduate Grant Recipients

Congratulations 2019 Graduate Grant Recipients

By Andrea Garay

The Water Center at Penn awarded research grants during Fall 2019  to 4 graduate students under the Student Support Program Award. The students will use the grant money for research in water science, policy and sustainability.

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Congratulations 2019 Undergraduate Grant Recipients

Congratulations 2019 Undergraduate Grant Recipients

By Andrea Garay

The Water Center at Penn awarded research grants during Fall 2019  to 5 undergraduate students under the Student Support Program Award. The students will use the grant money for research in water science, policy and sustainability.

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