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Water Research Center 2023 Seed Grant Recipients






The State of Washington Water Research Center is pleased to announce the 2023 Seed Grant recipients!  The following projects will be funded under Section 104(b) of the Water Resources Research Act:

  • Evaluation of Drawdown Dynamics and Implications for Groundwater Detectability with Remote Sensing
  • Evaluation of Remote Sensing Based Monitoring of Lake Water Quality in Washington State
  • Exploring Drainage Water Management as a Tool for Improving Water Quality in Washington

Details about the 2023 projects can be found here.

AWRA 2024 Conferences

American Water Resource Association (AWRA) 2024 Conferences

AWRA 2024 Geospatial Water Technology Conference (GWTC)
Data to Decisions: Managing and Modeling Water Challenges
MARCH 25-27, 2024 | ORLANDO, FL


The GWTC conference is designed to highlight existing and new geospatial and technological tools to solve water resources-related problems. Submit an abstract by September 6, 2023.  See conference website for details.

AWRA 2024 Spring Conference
Water Risk and Resilience: Research and Sustainable Solutions


The conference seeks to bring together a diverse multi-disciplinary group of water professionals – to disseminate, share, and learn about research-based cutting-edge solutions to evaluate and address future water risks and improve how society can adapt to these risks. Submit an abstract between August 22 – October 6, 2023.  See conference website for details.

AWRA Washington Section Annual State Conference 2023

AWRA-WA presents:

The Four Corners of Washington – Water Resource Changes and Adaptations

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle WA


The conference will highlight water challenges throughout the four corners of Washington State and the innovative ways that individuals are dealing with those issues. The conference will feature speakers from each of the four corners of Washington with varying perspectives, including agriculture, government, and tribal nations. Speakers will cover topics including municipal water law, adjudication, fish reintroduction, the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan, and climate change. The conference will start with an address from the keynote speaker, Derek Sandison, who is the director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Following Derek Sandison’s address there will be four separate panels, one dedicated to each corner of Washington. The last session will focus on more overarching, or non-region-specific changes and adaptations.

Conference details are available at the American Water Resources Association Washington Section website.