Institute for Water Research Objective:

To contribute to the understanding and sustainable management
of water resources in southern Africa

UCEWQ contributes to this objective specifically through:

  • research into the effects of toxicants on aquatic biota and ecosystems, using biota in aquatic health assessments and integrating the biological response data with environmental water quality in the application of this research for water resource management.
  • consulting services offered to solve specific problems: using ecotoxicology, biomonitoring and environmental water quality in ecological risk assessment and water resource management
  • training and teaching at a tertiary level, including the provision of certificated training courses in environmental water quality
  • contributions to national policy development and implementation - putting environmental water quality to work.



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