In the Thinking Ahead research programme, we join social actors and stakeholders in looking at the trends that will influence society, the environment, science and technology, as well as impact the water sector and offer it an action perspective. We also develop models to study how the watercycle of the future can best be organised.
Hydroinformatics for water-wise cities
Hydroinformatics provide the means to turn data into knowledge and then into informed decisions, directly supporting integrated urban water management. Combining information technology and water research, KWR uses hydroinformatics to...
Horizon scanning and response strategies
Trend exploration and horizon scanning assist the water sector recognise and strategically respond to future threats and opportunities. KWR explores new societal and technological developments, determines their impact on the...