The US-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Water

The University of Utah's Water Center forms USAID-funded partnership with Mehran University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan. The mission of the USPCASW is to help foster Pakistan's water security through applied research, innovations in curriculum, technical training, and policy development.

Utah Waterscapes Gallery

Utah is the second driest state in the country, and as Wallace Stegner said, "Water is true wealth in a dry land." This gallery is a celebration of some of Utah's most spectacular waterways: from the watersheds of the Wasatch Mountains to the canyons of the Colorado Plateau.

Engineering Solutions to Africa's Water Crisis

University of Utah researcher views environmental engineering as the key to addressing water and sanitation issues in Africa. Dr. Scott Benson has worked extensively on public health issues in Ghana, and has learned a few lessons that could provide insights for other nations to follow.


The University of Utah’s Water Center is dedicated to improving lives through interdisciplinary research promoting the security of the Earth’s water systems.

Water in The World

Dr.  Rasool Mahar from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology in Jamshoro, Pakistan, trains with University of Utah Professor Jennifer Weidhaas. The exchange is a part of the Water Center's USAID-funded U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Water program.