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.

Weekly Water Announcements

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1.) Elizabeth River Project Upcoming Events
2.) Participants Sought: 2022 Virginia Outdoors Survey – Closing: August 15, 2022
3.) Brown Bag Session: Spotted Lanternfly and Tree-of-Heaven -- August 17, 2022
4.) Lecture: The Water Will Come -- August 18, 2022
5.) RiverPalooza 2022 – Various Dates: August 20-September 17, 2022
6.) Public Webinar: Pollution Prevention (P2) Finance Forum -- August 23, 2022
7.) Call for Abstracts: 2022 Coastal & Island Symposium Abstract Deadline: August 26, 2022; Symposium: November 10-11, 2022
8.) Request for Applications: Citizen Water Monitoring Grants -- Applications Due: August 31, 2022
9.) Virginia Marine Debris Summit -- September 27-28, 2022
10.) 42nd NALMS International Symposium -- November 14-17, 2022
11.) Save the Date: 2023 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference – April 24-27, 2023
12.) Video -- Liquid Assets: The Story of Water Infrastructure
13.) Job Opportunities

2022 Inventory of Water-Related Legislation in the Virginia General Assembly

2022 Inventory of Water-Related Legislation in the Virginia General Assembly
The Virginia Water Resources Research Center annually compiles an inventory of water-related legislation in the Virginia General Assembly.   We update the inventory during the session one...

Intern Hallie Tucker’s Interview with Sheri Shannon of Southside ReLeaf

Intern Hallie Tucker’s Interview with Sheri Shannon of Southside ReLeaf
By Hallie Tucker Introdution:             As an intern for the Virginia Water Resources Research Center, I am conducting interviews and creating art about environmental justice leaders,...

Save the Date: 2022 VA Water Monitoring Conference on August 4 in Henrico

Save the Date: 2022 VA Water Monitoring Conference on August 4 in Henrico
Save the Date for the 2022 Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC) Conference “Exploring Emerging Water Issues” August 4, 2022 at the Henrico County Training Center,...