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The people of the Commonwealth of Virginia

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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.

May 15, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements: This week's highlighted meetings, job opportunities, and more!

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1.) Upper Tennessee River Roundtable News
2.) Future Harvest: Foodshed Field School – Various dates: May 19-30, 2019
3.) Call for Abstracts: Groundwater Protection Council (GWPC) Annual Forum–Abstracts Due: May 20, 2019: Forum: September 15-17, 2019
4.) Job Opportunities
5.) Coastal Career Development Workshop
– June 3, 2019
6.) Public Hearing: New River Resource Authority (NRRA) Regional Solid Waste Management Facility Permit Modification – June 5, 2019
7.) Request for Proposals: 2019 Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program – Webinar: June 6, 2019; Full Proposal Deadline: July 11, 2019
8.) Comments Accepted: Draft Guidance Documents -- Comment Periods Close: June 12, 2019
9.) Request for Proposals: Capacity Building Initiative for Individual Organizations – Deadline: June 13, 2019
10.) 2019 RiverPalooza – Various dates: June 14-August 24, 2019
11.) Chesapeake Youth and Young Professionals Portal

12.) Report -- Bay Barometer: Health and Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed 2017-18
13.) Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) Newsletter

Water Center Director Gives Invited Talk to Am. Water Works Association

Water Center Director Gives Invited Talk to Am. Water Works Association
On March 20, 2019 the Virginia Water Center Director, Dr. Stephen Schoenholtz, gave an invited talk to the Virginia Section of the American Water Works...

Alan Raflo Presents on VAWater Radio at the Rotary Club of Blacksburg

Alan Raflo Presents on VAWater Radio at the Rotary Club of Blacksburg
Virginia Water Center Research Associate Alan Raflo did a presentation at the Rotary Club of Blacksburg on March 21, 2019.  Discussions included the Rotary Foundation’s work...

Water Center Intern Lily Michaud Attends 2019 NIWR Capitol Hill Visits

Water Center Intern Lily Michaud Attends 2019 NIWR Capitol Hill Visits
On February 25th and 26th, Lily Michaud, the 2019 Water Center intern, accompanied Water Center Director, Stephen Schoenholtz, and Associate Director, Kevin McGuire, to their...