Water Research Commission (WRC)

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X03, Gezina, 0031
Physical Lynnwood Bridge Office Park, Bloukrans Building, 4 Daventry Street, Lynnwood Manor, Pretoria
Tel 012 761 9300
Fax 012 331 2565
Web www.wrc.org.za

Overview

The mission of the Water Research Commission (WRC) is to be a global water knowledge node and South Africa’s premier water knowledge hub active across the Innovation Value Chain that: informs policy and decision-making; creates new products, innovation and services for socio-economic development; develops human capital in the water science sector; empowers communities and reduces poverty; supports the national transformation and redress project; and develops sustainable solutions and deepens water research and development in South Africa, Africa and the developing world.

The Commission's mandate includes: promoting coordination, cooperation and communication in the area of water research and development; establishing water research needs and priorities; stimulating and funding water research according to priority; promoting effective transfer of information and technology; and enhancing knowledge and capacity building within the water sector.

Overseeing Department/Entity

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