7 Water, Sanitation and Health •  In water supply – solutions to provide sustainable supplies in areas where groundwater is contaminated by arsenic deposits. All this work will draw on significant strengths. Our research group, water@leeds is one of the largest centres of its kind in the world, with more than 150 experts across five faculties working on issues around water security, desertification, droughts and monsoons. water@leeds provides scientific advice to governments, NGOs, businesses, land management bodies and academic partners, working closely with each of them to ensure that research findings are translated into practical solutions.