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  • FY 2018 WRC Small Grant Program Call for Proposals

    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.

    Although proposals on any water-related topic of relevance to Washington State and the … » More …

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  • Meeting of GIS users of the Palouse October 10, 2017

    Join us to talk about GIS and to network with fellow GIS professionals in the area.
    5:30pm @ Rico’s Public House in downtown Pullman

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  • Water today – water for the next hundred years

    Below are links to the new 100 Years of Water Law web page and story map.

    Read about yesterday’s American Water Resources Association conference in Seattle on Ecology’s blog ECOConnect.

    Explore our Esri story map, including

    • early photos of pre-water code municipal and irrigation water systems
    • data maps of Washington endangered and threatened salmon runsolumbia River.
    You’ll also find videos that track the history of our water code, a water rights primer for homeowners, and an overview of where our municipal water supplies come from.

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    Go to Ecology’s 100 Year … » More …

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  • 2017 Palouse Basin Water Summit – Imagine a Day Without Water – October 19th

    Thursday, October 19th from 4:30 – 7:30pm at the SEL Event Center in Pullman. Visit:

    Keynote, Patricia Mulroy, is a Senior Fellow for Climate Adaptation and Environmental Policy, Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
    At the Summit, we’ll also discuss the current state of the Palouse Basin and the recent study findings on increasing our water supplies for our homes, businesses, universities and the next generation. We’ll also hear from local water conservation managers about some exciting new ways to conserve water through wisescape landscaping.
    Please join us at this free community event. Be a … » More …

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    The first business accelerator program for water entrepreneurs in Puget Sound

    Aqualyst launch event and ribbon cutting ceremony with Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland is at  9:00 AM -10:30 AM, Monday, September 25 at 2304 Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma WA.


    Tacoma, WA, September 25, 2017– Pure Blue, a Washington state non-profit, is launching the Puget Sound’s first business accelerator program for water entrepreneurs. Aqualyst Accelerator is a customized service center that assists entrepreneurial project teams streamline their technology development process—from prototype … » More …

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  • Come learn about Saha Global Positions in Ghana
    Online info session
    Wednesday, Sept 27th
    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Eastern Time)
    Registration open and limited: REGISTER HERE

    Durable design. Community ownership. Sustainable impact. But don’t take our word for it…
    RSVP to learn more about traveling to Ghana with Saha’s Global Leadership Program. Join Saha’s Founder & Executive Director Kate Cincotta to hear about:
    – Working with a rural community to build a clean water business
    – Training local women entrepreneurs how to run it
    – Educating hundreds … » More …

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  • “Satellites, stories, and other tools to make a hidden resource visible”
    Sasha Richey

    Date: September 26, 2017
    Place: PACCAR 202
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m

    Satellites, stories, and other tools to make a hidden resource visible

    Groundwater is the original common pool resource. Often viewed as an infinite water supply source, groundwater is often overused due to uncoordinated and unregulated pumping, a tragedy of the commons that is all too common globally. The pressure on groundwater will increase as climate change decreases the reliability and availability of surface water supplies and further stresses the semi-arid to arid regions currently dependent on groundwater as a primary water source. A core challenge in improving management … » More …

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