Providing the right access to clean water

Clean water remains a challenge for millions. That’s why experts at The University of Manchester are applying their findings, or discussing where it’s needed most, to make positive differences in communities around the world.

Research shows that access to water is under threat from a growing population, increasing demands of agriculture and industry, and the impacts of climate change. More than two billion people currently have little or no access to safe and sanitised water across the globe.

Here, experts at The University of Manchester, and their associates around the world, tell us how they're helping to find long-term solutions to problems caused by water shortages and social inequality.