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.

University of Utah contributes water security expertise to climate change conference in Pakistan

On December 18-20, in Islamabad, Pakistan, University of Utah experts will be contributing to a conference addressing the impact of climate change on the region. The goal of the conference is to bring together key stakeholders to deliberate on Pakistan’s future development in the context of climate change.

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 Our 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.