UCD Academic Centres

Rationale for Establishment of UCD Dooge Centre for Water Resources Research

Rationale for Establishment
The Centre provides a focus for the research activities of its members relating to the area of Water Engineering and Hydrology. This includes Water Resources Engineering, Water Supply and wastewater treatment, Flood management and flood forecasting an all the various activities that influence the quality of water bodies (rivers, lakes, groundwater and estuaries). The common theme linking these areas is the proper and sustainable management of water resources for the benefit of humanity.