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 7, 2020 - Water Announcements

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

1.) Job Opportunities
2.) Applications Accepted: Coastal Community Resilience Challenge Funds
 -- Online Information Session: January 14, 2020
3.) Panel Discussion: Salt Management in the National Capital Region -- January 14, 2020
4.) Sea Grant Opportunities – Various Deadlines: January 17, 2020-April 24, 2020 
5.) Upcoming Events of American Water Resources Association (AWRA) 
-- Various dates: January-November 2020
6.) Woodland Stewards Webinar Series -- February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2020 
7.) Applications Accepted: Chesapeake-Student Recruitment, Early Advisement, and Mentoring (C-StREAM) Program – Applications Due: February 15, 2020 
8.) 2020 Woods and Wildlife Conferences -- February 15 and 29, 2020 
9.) 2020 International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo – February 23-26, 2020 
10.) 2020 Sea Grant Graduate Symposium – February 27-28, 2020 
11.) On-line Woodland Options for Landowners -- March 2-May 22, 2020 
12.) Virginia Green Travel Conference & Travel Star Awards – March 19-20, 2020 
13.) Call for Proposals: Chesapeake Bay Green Street, Green Jobs, Green Towns (G3) Grant Program – Application Deadline: March 19, 2020

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...

Virginia Water Radio’s 500th Episode: Variety of Virginia’s Water Story

Virginia Water Radio’s 500th Episode: Variety of Virginia’s Water Story
On November 25, 2019, Virginia Water Radio published their 500th episode! The episode identifies the aspects of Virginia’s water resources that the show has endeavored...