The UpStream project aims to improve water quality in the UK and Taiwan by working with citizens to gather data, share knowledge and experiences, and develop new technologies.
Through our involvement in this insightful project, we have worked with residents to develop innovative early warning systems for urban pluvial flooding in three European cities.
Impacts of Natural Flood Management
In collaboration with the University of Leeds and Yorkshire Water, we're exploring the potential for Natural Flood Management schemes to improve the performance of urban drainage networks.
UKWIR Pressure Transient Study
This project is set to develop an industry-wide picture of pressure transient and overall frequency and severity of transients with various causes across the UK.
UKWIR 'Big Question' Workshops
Our virtual workshops have brought over 80 water company employees and supply chain members together, to discuss trunk main maintenance, pipe lining testing and communicating with customers during incidents and early warning event detection.
What we do
RPS is currently working on pioneering water research projects, collaborating with some of the brightest and most creative people across several industries and academia.
We work across several key themes that include citizen engagement, zero impact from water and wastewater, enhancing natural systems, resilience and net zero carbon, to help build a better future for people and our environment.
Number of global water research partners
FloodCitiSense app downloads (and counting)
Global pilot cities
Water companies involved (including clean water)
We would be delighted to work with you. Please get in touch with us if you'd like to know more about any of our water research projects, or have an idea that we can work together on.