Institute for Water Research

Incorporating the Centre for Environmental Water Quality
and the ARUA Water Centre of Excellence

Grahamstown - South Africa


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:

  • Research into the structure, function and components of natural water systems
  • Contract projects aimed at solving specific water-related problems
  • Teaching at all levels within Rhodes University
  • Dissemination of information by written articles and public lectures
  • Service on research and management committees outside Rhodes University
  • Capacity building and community education for the water sector
  • Practising Adaptive IWRM (Integrated Water Resources Management) in South Africa
If you would like to support IWR's research with a donation, please click HERE and select "Institute for Water Research" from the dropdown list

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