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  • WRC Leads a 5-year Research Effort for Improving Water Use Efficiency

    A new 5 million dollar, five-year project led by the WRC and funded by the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area will be working to identify promising emerging technologies and synergistic policies to improve technical and allocative water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture.

    The research team, which includes scientists at the University of Idaho, University of Washington, Kansas State University, University of Utah, Mammoth Trading, Aspect Consulting, and a diverse group of water users and stakeholders … » More …

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  • CALL FOR ARTICLES: The Journal for Contemporary Water Research and Education (JCWRE) is soliciting papers for 2019 journal issues.

    Submission Deadlines:
    2019 April issue: November 19, 2018
    2019 August issue: January 21, 2018

    To be considered, submissions should be emailed to Jackie Crim at crimjac@siu.edu.

    Articles submitted after the deadlines will be considered for publication in upcoming issues.

    All articles are peer-reviewed. Please review the author instructions and review process for more information. Take a look at past issues via Wiley Online Library.

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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.
    For complete application … » More …

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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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