Consider and End-of-Year Gift to Water
Your support helps in our pursuit of research and information transfer to secure the quantity and quality of water in Wisconsin, as well as its effective management. You can go online and make a gift.
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Heading into the Holidays - Gift Ideas
Water-inspired gift ideas are available through our publication website. Books and posters could make some recipient happy.
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Health of Fens
Fens are a type of wetland that are home to sedges and orchids. A WRI project is funding study of these vulnerable areas.
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Projects and Publications
Wisconsin's water facts A resource guide to aquaculture Water Library for Kids
Wisconsin's Water Library

Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring Competition

The Wisconsin Ground Water Coordinating Council announces the State of Wisconsin Joint Solicitation for project proposals to the Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring Program. Approximately $200,000 to $500,000 will be available for new projects for fiscal year 2019 (beginning July 1, 2018).

Proposals are due by 3 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Complete instructions for proposal submission are now available on this site.

 


 

Water Resources Research
National Competitive Grants Program Announcement 2017

The U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources requests proposals for matching grants to support research on the topic of improving and enhancing the nation's water supply, including (but not limited to) evaluation of innovative approaches to water treatment, infrastructure design, retrofitting, maintenance, management, and replacement; exploration and advancement of our understanding of changes in the quantity and quality of Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring Competition water resources in response to a changing climate, population shifts, and land use changes; development of methods for better estimation of water supply, both surface and groundwater, including estimation of the physical supply and of the economic supply of water; development and evaluation of processes and governance mechanisms for integrated surface/ground water management; and the evaluation and assessment of conservation practices. More details...





Wisconsin Water Resources Institute

The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (UW-WRI) promotes research, training and information dissemination to effectively confront water resources problems. It was formed in 1964 and is one of 54 such institutes at land grant universities in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. The institutes are the primary link between water experts at the nation’s universities and those who manage and use water. Collectively, the programs are known as the Water Resources Research Institute Program, which is authorized by the Water Resources Research Act of 1984. The program is administered by the U.S. Geological Survey. The UW-WRI is housed in the Aquatic Sciences Center (ASC) of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ASC also houses the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, which has a complementary mission of research, education and outreach related to water – the coastlines and estuaries of the Great Lakes.

 


 

ASC Publications Store

The ASC Publications Store features a collection of the most popular publications from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant and Water Resources Institutes, including brochures, fact sheets and posters. Many are free.







 


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