Water Research Commission (WRC)
|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|
OverviewThe 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.