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.

January 21, 2020 - Water Announcements

Click HERE to read more on our public Google Group (no account needed).

1.) Wild & Scenic Film Festival -- January 23, 2020
2.) Job Opportunities
3.) Sea Grant Opportunities

4.) 2020 Conservation Lobby Day – January 28, 2020
5.) 2020 Stormwater and Litter Workshop -- February 10, 2020
6.) Save the Date: Chesapeake Conservation Conference and Environmental Awards Luncheon -- March 6, 2020
7.) Henricopolis Soil & Water Conservation District News
April 18, 2020; May 16 and 27, 2020
8.) Beginning Woodland Owners' Retreats – Various dates: March 20-21, 2020; May 15-16, 2020; September 25-26, 2020
9.) AWRA 2020 Spring Geospatial Water Technology Conference – March 23-26, 2020
10.) Student Photo Contest: Virginia’s Waters – Deadline: April 1, 2020
11.) Litter Free Virginia (LFVA) -- https://litterfreeva.org/
12.) Virginia Master Naturalist (VMN) Program -- http://www.virginiamasternaturalist.org/

Governor Northam Appoints New Statewide Advisory Board Members

Governor Northam Appoints New Statewide Advisory Board Members
This month, Governor Northam appointed four new members for the Water Center’s Statewide Advisory Board. The new members are:  Russell W. Baxter of Richmond, Deputy...

Virginia Water Center Receives Outstanding Rating from USGS for 2011-2015

Virginia Water Center Receives Outstanding Rating from USGS for 2011-2015
The Virginia Water Resources Research Center has received an Outstanding ranking by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in their five year review!  A USGS panel...

Former Water Center Stormwater Policy Intern Featured on VT Daily News

Former Water Center Stormwater Policy Intern Featured on VT Daily News
The Water Center’s former Stormwater Policy Intern, Jonathan Reynolds, was featured in the Virginia Tech Daily News and on their Daily Video! Jonathan talks about...