Ofwat have announced the winners of its inaugural Innovation in Water challenge competition. Eleven collaborative projects will receive up to £250k each to tackle the biggest issues facing the water sector in England and Wales. Of the 11 successful projects, 7 involve local water companies – Bristol Water, Dŵr Cymru (Welsh Water), South West Water and Wessex Water – and two involve researchers at Cardiff University and the University of Exeter. Congratulations! For information about the projects and details of a ‘winners talk’ on the 5 May, see here. Details of the the next Ofwat Challenge can be found below.
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