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Mission, Vision & Values

The WRC Vision

To have highly informed water decision-making through science and technology at all levels, in all stakeholder groups, and innovative water solutions through research and development for South Africa, Africa and the world

WRC Mission

To be a global water knowledge node and South Africa’s premier water knowledge hub active across the Innovation Value Chain that:

·         informs policy and decision making;

·         creates new products, innovation and services for socio-economic development;

·         develops human capital in the water science sector;

·         empowers communities and reduces poverty;

·         supports the national transformation and redress project; and

·         develops sustainable solutions and deepens water research and development in South Africa, Africa and the developing world.

WRC Values

·         A culture of learning and sharing

·         Innovation and creativity

·         Integrity and fairness

·         A spirit of professionalism and service orientation

·         Facilitating empowerment and social change

·         Good governance



Telephone: +27-12-761-9300
Fax: +27-12-331-2565
E-Mail: info@wrc.org.za

Physical Address:
491, 18th Avenue -Corner Frederika Street &18th Avenue
Marumati Building

GPS Coordinates


Longitude: 28.217805

Postal Address:
Private Bag X03
GEZINA, 0031, South Africa

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