CSDI aims to develop and disseminate sustainable and Innovation of technologies in water related areas, including stormwater management, urban hydrology, urban flooding, water pollution control, water friendly environment, hydropower and renewable energy, and new materials; develop new and strengthen the existing collaboration networks between Norway, Europe with China and other countries in the world. Our goal is to develop CSDI a R&I centre and multidisciplinary exchange base for advanced and young professionals in water-related areas. The goal will be achieved through research and innovation projects, dissemination, networking, training and exchange activities. CSDI collaborates closely with universities, research institutes, public and industrial sectors.
Global floods 2021 & Extreme events
In recent weeks, extreme floods such as the July 2021 catastrophic flooding in Germany, Belgium, China and other places in the world have been recorded worldwide. The consequences are tragic with the loss of life and severe impacts on the social and economic fabric of the affected communities. IAHR experts call for science-informed action!