Water Is Life

It's what we do.

Our Mission

Discovery, learning, and outreach

We Serve

The people of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Welcome to the Virginia Water Center

The Water Center offers resources and support to researchers, educators, and decision makers throughout the state of Virginia. We do this by facilitating collaborative research, extension, and education programs to develop solutions to water resource challenges. We work across Virginia's academic institutions and with federal, state, regional, nonprofit, and campus communities. Learn more about us.

New VT Degree in Water Science, Policy and Management

Virginia Tech is taking an interdisciplinary approach to meet the complex challenges of managing water by proposing a new bachelor of science degree that draws upon...

The 2014 William R. Walker Graduate Research Fellow is Heather Govenor

The Walker Award winner for 2014-15 is Heather Govenor. Heather is a Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering and a fellow in...

McGuire Published in the PNAS on Hubbard Brook Project

From Virginia Tech News BLACKSBURG, Va., April 22, 2014 – A geostatistical approach for studying environmental conditions in stream networks and landscapes has been successfully applied...