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.

Trip Krenz: new paper published in Ecological Engineering

Trip Krenz: new paper published in Ecological Engineering
Robert (Trip) Krenz, Assistant Professor at Western Carolina University and a former doctoral student in the Virginia Tech Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab, has published a...

Julia Sherry Wins Poster Competition at WaterSmart Innovations

Julia Sherry Wins Poster Competition at WaterSmart Innovations
The WaterSmart Innovations Conference was held on October 5-7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Julia Sherry was one of two students to win the poster...

Stephen Schoenholtz to lead the National Institutes for Water Resources

Stephen Schoenholtz to lead the National Institutes for Water Resources
With an eye toward the future of water, Stephen Schoenholtz, professor of forest hydrology and soils in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, has...