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Sustainable Water Use

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Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation


UN Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production


UN Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water

Learn more about these Global Goals 

Stories related to UMD's Sustainable Water Use Goals

Global FEWture Alliance

Rising to a Grand Challenge: Food, Energy and Water in a Changing Climate

Apr 12, 2023 -- Institutional Grant Team Works for Balanced Approaches to Existential Problems

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Bird on Island (photo courtesy of Island Conservation

Restoring Island-Ocean Connections Creates Broad Benefits, Study Finds

Dec 06, 2022 -- UMD Scientist Helps to Highlight Need for Coordinated Conservation of Linked Terrestrial, Marine Ecosystems

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Image of Campus Creek

Researchers’ Survey Uncovers Three Distinct Attitudes to Stormwater Management

Nov 08, 2022 -- The Responsibility for the Mitigation, Control, and Use of Stormwater with Climate Change

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EFC and Anacostia Watershed Society install landscaping in Prince Georges County (Photo by Natalia Sanchez)

UMD Program Plants Seeds of Stormwater Relief

Oct 20, 2022 -- Local Towns Explore Green Barriers to Flooding

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Keshav Rajasekaran (Photo by Stephanie Cordle)

The Modern Battle for Maryland’s Oysters

Oct 19, 2022 -- Student Researchers at UMD Use Robotic Sensing to Study Oysters in the Chesapeake

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Kim Slinski (Photo by Adam Wood and Faye Levine)

Predicting Droughts from Space

Sep 27, 2022 -- Research from the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center Supports Drought Prediction and Monitoring

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Volunteers at Jackson (Miss.) Water Crisis Center (Photo from Getty Images, Brad Vest)

‘A Multitude of Risks and Hazards’

Sep 20, 2022 -- UMD Expert: Jackson Water Crisis Latest Example of Marginalized Communities Bearing Brunt of Neglected Infrastructure

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Deep-Sea Expedition Image

Century-old Deep-sea Expeditions Provide New Climate Change Insights

Jul 06, 2022 -- UMD Scientists' Analysis Shows Rapid Rate of Recent Warming in Indian Ocean

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Sacoby Wilson, Grassroots Science

Growing Justice From Grassroots Science

Jun 29, 2022 -- How a Public Health Researcher Is Empowering Marginalized Communities to Fight for Cleaner, Safer Conditions

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