Members Directory

Members within the category 'Research'

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Company Name

Nature of Business

Advanced Bioprocess Development Ltd.

Biological treatment processes based on innovative, low-energy, expanded bed biofilm reactor (EBBR) technology, eg nitrification and anaerobic digestion.

Aqua Enviro Ltd

Aqua Enviro Limited are a specialist consultancy providing services to the wastewater industry including R&D, analysis, process audits and pilot trials.

Arcadis Gen

Data-driven solutions for greater efficiency, resilience and sustainability – at the click of a button

Arvia Technology Ltd

Removal and destruction of toxic and non-biodegradable pollutants.

Atkins Ltd

Atkins is one of the world's leading design, engineering & project management consultancies. Atkins supports the water, wastewater and water-related environmental sectors with services from water strategy planning and flood management to infrastructure design and maintenance.

Bell Flow Systems

Environmental Monitoring product specialists supplying: Open Channel flow meters, ground water level loggers, Water quality meters, Waste Water Sample

BHR Group

BHR Group is an independent technology organisation providing various services, based on its core expertise in fluids engineering.

Biotec Ltd

Research and development laboratory services.

Border Archaeology

Commercial Archaeology – We provide a comprehensive service from consultancy, research and advice to field work, reporting and archiving.

British Geological Survey

The British Geological Survey is a part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and is its principal supplier of national capability in geoscience. We are a world-leading geoscience centre for survey and monitoring, modelling and research, data and knowledge.

C-Tech Innovation Limited

Leading innovation management and technology development company. Programme management, R&D, due diligence, consultancy and innovation training.


Provides consultancy, research and training services in the water and environmental industry.

Copperleaf Technologies

Copperleaf is a leading provider of decision analytics solutions for organizations facing the challenges of aging infrastructure.

Cranfield University

The Cranfield Water Science Institute is an internationally excellent centre for research and education in the science, engineering and management of water.

DJS Research Ltd

We conduct market research ranging from large scale surveys (online, telephone and face to face) to focus groups in the water sector.


Provider of software for a safer, greener future in the energy, maritime & process industries.

Durham University

Durham University's Institute of Hazard Risk and Resilience aims to build resilience through research, leadership and practice in hazard and risk. IHRR takes a transdisciplinary approach to understanding hazard, risk and resilience and actively translates our research into practice. Our research encompasses the whole range of academic disciplines, including the physical and social sciences, the arts and humanities, but also as wide a range of stakeholders as possible. Our research is focused around the core themes of water, urban risk, understanding consequences of hazards, geohazard research, working with communities who experience hazard & risk and integration, co-ordination & coherence in practice.

Edge Analytics

Population and Household Projections. Water Demand Forecasting. Debt Forecasting. Demographic Analysis.


Effundo are the UK's leading commercially available experts in discolouration in drinking water distribution systems.

Environmental Policy Consulting

Established in March 2010, specialises in all aspects of environmental economics, climate change and water management.

Eurofins Water Hygiene Testing UK Ltd

A leading provider of microbiological and chemical water testing for a wide range of water types, UK wide. Eurofins is UKAS accredited to ISO 17025:2017 and is a member of the LCA.

Eurolab Supplies Ltd

Euro Lab Supplies Limited supplying laboratory chemicals and apparatus to customers across the UK.

Food and Environment Research Agency

Fera provides robust evidence, rigorous analysis and research, professional advice and has a successful track record of applied research in water.

Glasgow Clyde College

Glasgow Clyde College Higher National Certificate (HNC) course in Water Operations which offers something for anyone working in the water industry, providing a mix of higher-level vocational competencies, technical job knowledge and supervisory skills.


Here2Grow is a Research and Development solution provider. Their areas of expertise include technical innovation in clean water solutions.

Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt is a vibrant, forward-looking university offering a high quality learning experience and a welcoming and friendly environment.

Isle Utilities

Clean-tech innovation consultancy

JBA Consulting

JBA Consulting is one of the UK's leading specialists in flood risk and environmental management - including floods, droughts. erosion and water levels.

Konnect Water Solutions

Water leakage detection and mains repair

Loughborough University

The Department of Geography at Loughborough is home to internationally renowned research which aims to progress the field of geography.

Mackinnon Bruce Ltd

Mackinnon Bruce are specialist employment and recruitment services company with specialist expertise in the Water & Waste Water market

Manchester Metropolitan University

Research and training: biological water and wastewater treatments; nanomaterials for analysis and treatment (heavy metal and organic pollutants).

Mease Limited

As an innovative independant consultancy we are focused on meeting the water and waste challenges the industry is facing now and in the future.

Met Office

As a world leader in providing weather and climate services and recognised as one of the world's most accurate forcasters, the Met Office employs more than 1,700 at 60 locations throughout the world.

Morrison Utility Services

Morrison Utility Services is a leading service provider within the electricity, gas, telecommunications and water sectors.

Natural Environment Research Council

NERC - the Natural Environment Research Council - is the UK's largest funder of independent research, training and innovation in environmental science.

Newcastle University

NUFEB have built the largest wastewater treatment research facility in Europe, developing innovations for sustainable wastewater treatment. This multi-disciplinary project covers modelling, biology, ecology and engineering. By sharing our knowledge we hope to realise the vision and break new ground within each discipline.

Peak Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd

Environmental consultancy specialising in sewage treatment works sizing, assessment and installation and contractor management.

Perlemax Ltd

Providing the water industry with energy saving innovation and technology in both clean and wastewater applications.

Peter Duffy Limited

Design and build clean and waste water schemes - small to large multi-million projects, from UK water companies to the power industry.

Process Instruments (UK) Ltd

A global supplier that provides instrument solutions in the water, waste, chemical, paper, pool and leisure industries.

QoL Environmental Management

Environmental management and communications.

Radio Data Networks Limited

Design and supply of Radio Telemetry and Smart Sensing Solutions to the Utility, Transport and Commercial Sectors over secure Licenced radio spectrum.

Reece Innovation

Combining engineering insight and innovative thinking to develop leading solutions, products and services for diverse industrial sectors.

Rota Design Limited

An engineering design consultancy with specific specialism of water and wastewater related solutions utilising polymer and composites.

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV provide innovative technology, consultancy and solutions to the water industry.

S&B Utilities Ltd

Civil Engineering, Water Services, Mechanical & Electrical, Design, Building Maintenance, Metal Fabrication and a Mechanical Workshop.


SCISYS delivers advanced IT solutions that include SCADA, network automation, autonomous robotics, machine vision, system modelling and spatial data.

Sibelco Europe

Suppliers of specialist minerals for use in a wide range of industries and applications.

Silsoe Odours Ltd

Silsoe Odours Ltd is a UKAS accredited odour laboratory offering complete odour surveying, measurement, modelling and consultancy services.

Stockbridge Technology Centre Ltd

Stockbridge Technology Centre Ltd is a 'near-market', industry-owned, R&D facility for UK agriculture and horticulture based in Yorkshire.

STREAM Industrial Doctorate Centre

STREAM is the Industrial Doctoral Centre (IDC) for the Water Sector funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and companies who sponsor research projects.

Subscan Technology Ltd

Underground utility mapping surveys. Detailed ground penetrationg radar feature surveys. Drainage connectivity surveys. Topographical surveys.

TesTex NDT Limited

Non-destructive testing company providing inspection services for tubing, piping, pressure vessels, plant machinery and storage tanks.

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is the UK's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems.

The Pump Centre / ESR Technology Ltd

A membership organisation that is incorporated within ESR Technology. Provides a range of services associated with pumps, pumping systems and related plant and equipment.

Trow Consulting Ltd

Consultancy to the UK Water Industry: Distribution system operations and asset management; Leakage and pressure management; Customer services; Water resources and water efficiency.

TVS Supply Chain Solutions

Typhon Treatment Systems

UV treatment systems

UK Flood Barriers Ltd

UKFB are the leading innovators in design, manufacture and installation of flood mitigation solutions for infrastructure and the built environment.

UK Water Industry Research Ltd (UKWIR)

UKWIR provides a framework for the procurement of a common research programme for UK water operators on "one voice" issues.

University College London (UCL)

UCL is one of the world's leading universities, founded in London to open up education to all on equal terms.

University of Bath, Water Innovation and Research Centre

WIRC@Bath is a inter-disciplinary research and innovation centre on water, including 8 research themes and 50 academic researchers.

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is at the forefront of innovation and research.

University of Exeter

The Centre for Water Systems at the University of Exeter is an internationally leading research group in hydroinformatics and urban water management specialising in the development and application of advanced computer-based technologies for the water industry.

University of Huddersfield

The University is committed to building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with industry and organisations. By accessing the University's knowledge base companies can improve the productivity, efficiency and competitiveness of their organisations.

University of Leeds

Research and education, interests in clean and waste water, pathogen control, distribution networks, asset management, river modelling.

University of Leeds (water@leeds)

The University of Leeds water research group focusing on water science, engineering and management, and offering consultancy and education services.

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester aims to be one of the top 25 research universities in the world by 2020.

University of Oxford

We are home to the mathematical, physical, engineering and life sciences at Oxford. Our research is the best of its kind in the country according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which is used to assess university research across the UK.

University of Sheffield

Our mission at the University of Sheffield is to act as a key global hub for identifying, researching, developing and implementing internationally-leading high-impact innovations that enable the water sector to produce positive economic, social and environmental impacts.

University of Sheffield - GPRG

A leading research and development group based in the department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield.

University of York - Stockholm Environment Institute

SEI conducts a comprehensive research, consulting and training programme which focuses on the links between the ecological, social and economic system.

URS / Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson is now part of URS Corporation, a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services.


Construction services to the water industry.

Water Oracle

Water Oracle is a business strategy consultancy that converts experience, knowledge and ideas into best performance from your enterprise.

Water Research Centre (WRc Group)

Water Research Centre (WRc Group) is an Independent Centre of Excellence for Innovation and Growth. We bring together an integrated approach across different sectors including Water, Environment, Gas and Resource Management.

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