What is Water21?


A not for profit organisation, which works with land owners and communities by developing environmental projects that protect against critical flood, drought, and public health risks in the community, while providing water resource management that leads to abundance.

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Landowners profit from improved water resource use on their property for wider catchment benefit; here a created lake provides flood & drought control along with fishing & biodiversity benefits at a hydropower mill site.

Water21 achieves this by researching, promoting, consulting on, and facilitating the supply of best technology with unique expertise backed up by over 20 years of professional land owner, water engineering, community and regulatory engagement within the Agenda 21 process on a range of issues including:

ossberger What is Water21? Hydropower – OSSBERGER UK agent
The original and best crossflow turbine
And for Kaplan, pelton turbines and trash rack cleaners
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Flood and Drought moderation
WATER 21 LOGO What is Water21? Safe and economically viable water management solutions
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Water21 Surveying for Flood Attenuation project

We work with a vision to holistically solve water management issues in a long term and sustainable manner with:

  • Farmers & landowners
  • Local Authorities
  • Consulting engineers
  • Utilities
  • Regulators
  • Community groups



Sustainable Water Management

The Water21 schematic describes visually the benefits of an holistic approach to water in the wider landscape. It cannot show all the criteria and every bioregion will be different; but the principles of water resource use are broadly the same universally. (Courtesy Lydia Williams)

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Illustration From Stroud Urban Wetlands Study for Stroud District Council (1993) - The UK’s first full catchment SUDS proposal