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.

Water Seminar on 3/17 by Dr. Bradford Wilcox from Texas A&M

Seminar: A Hydrologist’s Foray into the World of “Coupled Human and Natural Systems Research” by Dr. Bradford Wilcox, Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas...

Apply for the 2015 William R. Walker Graduate Research Fellow Award

Applications are now welcome for the 2015 William R. Walker Graduate Research Fellow Award.  Graduate students from Virginia Tech are invited to submit applications to the...

New water degree offers a wealth of career opportunities

From VT News BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 23, 2015 – Virginia Tech’s new undergraduate degree in water, approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia...