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Institute for Water Research


Incorporating the Unilever Centre for Environmental Water Quality (UCEWQ)

Grahamstown - South Africa

 EWQ Honours Course materials

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The objectives of the IWR are to contribute to the knowledge of and promote the understanding and wise use of natural water resources in southern Africa.

These objectives are achieved in a number of ways:

You can read our latest Annual Report
You can read our brief IWR Brochure

For information on Grahamstown and South African  water resources and what you can do, please see the RU Environment page.


Tropical Biology Association course at Mpala Research Centre, Kenya

Neil Griffin (IWR Researcher) was invited to teach in the Tropical Biology Association's field course held at the Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia, Kenya.

Training on writing and publishing an article, 16-20 July 2018, Cape Town

One of our PhD candidate is participating in the Southern African Systems Analysis Centre (SASAC) programme.

Introduction to GIS Course for Disaster Management Students at Stenden South Africa.

Courses on using free GIS platforms for Disaster Management for Stenden South Africa by Dr Sukhmani Mantel.

International Innovation article.

The 125th issue of International Innovation contains an interview with Professors Denis Hughes and Tally Palmer entitled Water Resources Sustainability.