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Discovery, learning, and outreach

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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.

March 8, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements: This week's highlighted meetings, job opportunities, and more!

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1.) Upcoming American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Events – Various dates: March 10, 2019-May 15, 2019
2.) Meeting to Accept Comments: Fast-track Permitting Program for Disposal of Dredge Material on State-owned Submerged Lands – March 12, 2019
3.) Virginia Forest Landowner Events – Various dates: March 12, 2019-July 19, 2019 
4.) EPA Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Webinars – Various dates: March 12, 2019-March 27, 2019
5.) Boat Launch: Potomac Riverkeeper Network – March 19, 2019
6.) Environment Virginia Symposium – March 26-28, 2019 
7.) MobilizeGreen Conference and Career Fair – March 28-29, 2019 
8.) Volunteers Sought: Occoquan River Clean-up – April 20, 2019 
9.) Virginia Green Travel Conference – April 24-25, 2019 
10.) Delmarva Pollinator Festival and Native Plant Sale – May 4, 2019
11.) APWA WRX Conference 
-- May 14-17, 2019 
12.) Publication: Dirt and Gravel Road BMP Guide
13.) Renewable Resources Journal

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Water Center Intern Lily Michaud Attends 2019 NIWR Capitol Hill Visits

Water Center Intern Lily Michaud Attends 2019 NIWR Capitol Hill Visits
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Daniel McLaughlin Featured on WVTF: How Forests Help Mitigate Flooding

Daniel McLaughlin Featured on WVTF: How Forests Help Mitigate Flooding
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Assistant Director Kevin McGuire: Invited Seminar at Univ. of Delaware

Assistant Director Kevin McGuire: Invited Seminar at Univ. of Delaware
Water Center Assistant Director, Kevin McGuire, was invited for a departmental seminar in Geography at the University of Delaware on February 22, 2019. The title...