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Who are you?

I am Phil Haygarth, a Professor at Soil and Water Science and I am Director at the Centre for Sustainable Water Management at Lancaster University.

What is you role in the project?

I am the project leader – tasked with coordinating these great opportunities across many disciplines and organisations.

What is your background?

I spent 15 years as a Research Scientist for a BBSRC Agriculture Institute at North Wyke in Devon. During this time I ‘cut my teeth’ on trying to understand diffuse pollution of water by agriculture (DWPA). I am best known for my contribution on phosphorus and also for starting off the DWPA ‘user manual’.

Where can I find more information about you?

I run a couple of blogs on and

My Lancaster Environment Centre webpage is

How do I contact you?

Prof Phil Haygarth
Centre for Sustainable Water Management
Lancaster Environment Centre
Lancaster University

Office:  01524 510224
Mobile: 07791 512177

Email:  [email protected]

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