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.

Nov. 12, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements

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1.) NOAA - Science Seminars
2.) Stormwater Webcasts – Various dates: November 13, 2019-December 10, 2019
3.) Upper Tennessee River Roundtable Upcoming Events
4.) Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s (VCPC) 7th Annual Conference -- November 15, 2019
5.) Job Opportunities
6.) Water Research Foundation Upcoming Webcasts – Various dates: November 19, 2019; November 26, 2019
7.) 25th Annual Maryland Water Monitoring Council Conference – Registration Closes: November 25, 2019; Conference: December 6, 2019
8.) Future Harvest CASA Conference -- January 16-18, 2020
9.) Webinar -- Improving your Impact: Guidelines for Doing Science that Influences Policy and Management – December 3, 2019
10.) EPA's Pretreatment 101 Training – December 10-12, 2019
11.) EPA Accepting Comments: Systematic Review Protocol for Five Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) – Comments Close: December 23, 2019
12.) Save Our Streams Photo Contest – Submissions Due: December 31, 2019
13.) Mini Environmental Education Grant Program -- Deadline: January 9, 2020
14.) Volunteers Sought: Winter Salt Watch

WQAAC Reports on Emerging Contaminants and Aquatic Life Assessment Protocol

WQAAC Reports on Emerging Contaminants and Aquatic Life Assessment Protocol
The Water Quality Academic Advisory Committee (WQAAC) published two new reports this week: Emerging Contaminants in the Waters of Virginia and Development of Aquatic Life...

First Annual Virginia Waters Photo Contest for College and University Students

First Annual Virginia Waters Photo Contest for College and University Students
The Virginia Water Resources Research Center invites all Virginia college and university students to submit your photos featuring water in Virginia for our first annual...

Applications Open for Spring 2020 Water Center Undergraduate Internship

Applications Open for Spring 2020 Water Center Undergraduate Internship
Applications are now open for the Spring 2020 Water Center Internship! Each year the Water Center supports a Virginia Tech student (second-semester sophomore or above)...