Clean Water and Sanitation

Our work and activity in relation to 'Clean Water and Sanitation', one of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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The University of Dundee hosts the UK’s only United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Category 2 Water Centre. We work internationally on some of the world’s most urgent problems across multiple sectors and environments and maintain links to an international network of water scholars.

Our research projects are directly relevant to many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly to Goal 6, to 'ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all'.


Press release

A University of Dundee research institute that promotes global development through good water governance has had its prestigious UNESCO designation renewed for another six years.

Published on 22 December 2020

Press release

Students and staff from the University of Dundee will this weekend lead members of the public on a treasure hunt and beach clean – with tantalising tales of creatures from beneath the Tay thrown in for good measure

Published on 12 November 2019

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

How the University of Dundee is contributing to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals defined by the United Nations.

Sustainable Development Goals