Members of the Centre for Aquatic Environments currently collaborate with over 65 external partners, including international partnerships with over 25 universities or research institutes (in Brazil, Chile, USA, Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Georgia, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Australia, India, Thailand and Vietnam), and international organisations and charities such as UNICEF, the World Health Organisation and Water Aid.
The centre also partners with important regional and national organisations, including many UK universities, charities (eg. National Trust, RSPB), government bodies (eg. Environment Agency, Natural England), utilities companies (eg. Southern Water, South East Water, Thames Water), SMEs, port authorities, engineering and environmental consultancies, and conservation organisations.