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  • Call for WRC Research Grant Proposals for FY 2019

    The State of Washington Water Research Center (WRC) is soliciting research proposals for submission under Section 104(b) of the Water Resources Research Act. The objectives of this program are to sponsor research that fosters (a) exploration of new ideas to address water problems or expand understanding of water-related phenomena, (b) entry, education, and training of future scientists in water resource fields, (c) multidisciplinary research, and (d) dissemination of research results to academic and non-academic audiences.

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  • Pathfinder Fellowship

    Application Deadline: October 31st
    The program enables graduate students to go beyond “one site, one view” in their research.
    Graduate training in water science often focuses on a single field site, analytical, or modeling approach. The Pathfinder Fellowship program provides travel funds to graduate students in hydrology and related sciences to make an extended trip to enhance their research by adding a field site to conduct comparative research, collaborating with a research group, or working with researchers on adding an interdisciplinary dimension to a project. Fellowships are awarded to cover travel costs of up to a maximum of $5,000.
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  • Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant (IDTG)

    Application Deadline: September 30th
    The program enables scientists to learn the details of hydrologic instrument installation, operation, maintenance, and data processing by visiting experts or scheduling reverse site visit.
    CUAHSI offers Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants (IDTG) of up to $1,000 to help cover travel expenses for scientists at U.S. universities and colleges to visit colleagues with specific instrumentation expertise. The objective of the travel should be to efficiently and economically learn how to install, operate, maintain, and process data from one or more hydrologic instruments. IDTG’s can: (1) enable university scientists to visit other institutions or research sites, or (2) enable a reverse … » More …

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  • 2019 Annual Water Resources Conference

    Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)
    and National Institutes of Water Resources (NIWR)

    2019 Annual Water Resources Conference
    June 11-13, 2019 in Snowbird, Utah
    The Conference Planning Committee invites you to propose a Special Session for the conference. A special session organizers’ role is to propose a relevant and timely topic, recruit speakers to submit abstracts to the session, and moderate the session during the June 2019 Conference. Special sessions can be in the form of a panel discussion or a group of 5 or more oral presentations (full length or 5 minute lightning talks) on a specific topic. Multiple … » More …

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  • Water Resources Science & Management Undergraduate Certificate

    This certificate is a 15-credit undergraduate program open to students from all colleges and disciplines who are interested in freshwater resources.
    Through this program, students will develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the physical, social, and cultural drivers that shape how water is managed within the larger environmental and human landscape. Those completing this certificate will emerge with the breadth of knowledge required to think critically about water issues.
    Students earning this certificate will be able to:
    • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the interdisciplinary and often co-evolving science and policy advances for addressing freshwater issues.
    • Utilize fundamentals of the physical … » More …

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  • Washington State University Water Research is highlighted by Agriculture is America

    An article in Agisamerica.org highlights a few examples of how Washington State University is working to address Washington State’s water challenges.

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  • In Idaho, a Model for Long-Term Groundwater Recharge Tastes Success

    A huge aquifer in the heart of Idaho’s most important farming region had been overdrafted. We talk to Brian Patton from the Idaho Water Resource Board about how state tax revenues are building recharge facilities to restore the aquifer.

    Last winter, the state of Idaho succeeded in recharging 317,000 acre-feet of water into an important aquifer, enough to serve 700,000 homes for a year. It was an important milestone in an ambitious program to restore a groundwater source that had been overtapped for decades.
    The water source is the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer, a massive and complex groundwater source, which is also linked to … » More …

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