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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.

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2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference (Virtual) – Registration Deadline: September 28, 2021; Conference: September 30, 2021 – Speakers will discuss water quality, conservation, stormwater management, monitoring data, environmental education, and more. See the full agenda and register at https://vwmc.vwrrc.vt.edu/conferences/. Organized by the VWMC with support from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Henrico County, Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Tech, and Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association.
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1.) Request for Proposals (RFP): 2022 Citizen Monitoring Grants -- Submissions Due: Tomorrow: September, 17, 2021
2.) Upcoming Events: Paradise Creek Nature Park – Various Dates: September 18, 2021-December 18, 2021
3.) Webinars: Our Common Agenda – September 21, 2021-November 5, 2021
4.) Middle Peninsula Restoration Workshop (Virtual) – September 21-23, 2021
5.) Upcoming Events at Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) – Various Dates: September 21, 2021-October 26, 2021
6.) Webinar: Funding for Stormwater Operations and Maintenance (OM) – September 21, 2021
7.) Chesapeake Stormwater Network News
8.) Webcast: Tracking Bacteria in Storm Water Runoff During Dry & Wet Weather – September 23, 2021
9.) Benefit Gala: Party on the Pier – September 25, 2021
10.) Public Hearings - Virginia Water Protection Permit: Mountain Valley Pipeline – Hearings: September 27 & 28, 2021; Comments due: October 27, 2021
11.) SeSwA Annual Regional Stormwater Conference (Virtual) – Registration Deadline: September 27, 2021; Conference: October 6-8, 2021
12.) Request for Proposals (RFP): Potomac Coastal Plain Stream Mitigation – Submission Deadline: October 31, 2021
13.) Job Opportunities

Caitlin Shipman and Joe Buckwalter are 2021 Walker Graduate Research Fellows

Caitlin Shipman and Joe Buckwalter are 2021 Walker Graduate Research Fellows
Congratulations to Caitlin Shipman and Joe Buckwalter, the 2021 Walker Graduate Research Fellows!  Caitlin is a first-year master’s student in Virginia Tech’s Department of Civil and Environmental...

Registration Now Open for 2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference

Registration Now Open for 2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference
2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council ConferenceExploring Emerging Water IssuesSeptember 30, 2021Online via WebEx PROGRAM: Presentations run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We have scheduled brief...

Webinar: Stormwater Management Through the Lens of Environmental Justice

Webinar: Stormwater Management Through the Lens of Environmental Justice
July 14, 2021 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.) The Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC), Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC), and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay...