PhD Studentship – CASE award Pennine Water Group and Scottish Water

An integrated, treatment works to tap approach to controlling and managing discolouration in drinking water distribution systems 

A 3 year PhD CASE (£13,726 + £4000 per year stipend) studentship is available within the Pennine Water Group, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield in partnership with Scottish Water. This PhD will seek to take a practical and operational view of drinking water quality as it moves from treatment works, through trunk mains and distribution pipes to customer taps. This will allow, for the first time, quantification and hence delivery of a fully integrated understanding of the relative costs and benefits of discolouration management options. 

How to apply

Interested candidates should email their Curriculum Vitae to Caroline Brookfield email: together with a personal statement (~300 words) stating why you particularly want to study for this PhD, why you think you are suited to a research degree and what particularly attracts you to this project.  The closing date for applications is the Friday 13th September 2013.  Interviews are expected to be held in the week starting the 30th of September. 

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Closing date for applications is the Friday 13th September 2013

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