About ICE WaRM

ICE WaRM is recognised globally for leadership and innovation in collaborative approaches to capacity development for water management and sustainable economic development.

We provide a gateway to Australian, and international, expertise in education, training and research in water resources management, water sensitive cities and access to safe drinking water and sanitation. We are committed to working in partnership with development agencies, governments and the private sector for the progressive realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our vision is for healthy environments and healthy communities.

Our mission is to develop excellence in water leadership for resilient, liveable healthy and productive communities.

The values which define our culture, relationships and approach are:

Respect – we value diversity, social inclusion and gender equity
Integrity – we are honest and truthful in our relationships and actions
Trust – we are reliable as a friend, mentor, partner and collaborator
Innovation – we encourage innovation in our programmes and services
Accountable – we are accountable for everything we say and do

ICE WaRM provides a range of services in Australia and in developing countries, which recognise the cultural and historical context and socio-political environment; and,

  • Inform strategies for sustainable development, including the development of Water Sensitive Cities and access to safe drinking water and dignified sanitation
  • Promote gender equity
  • Contribute to water, energy and food security
  • Build governance capability

ICE WaRM brings together three critical specialised areas of focus and experience in planning, designing and delivering our programmes:

  • Water Resources Management
  • Education and Training
  • International Development