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.

February 21, 2020 - Water Announcements

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Special Announcement for Job Opportunities HERE

1.) Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) Level 1 Training – February 25-26, 2020
2.) Delmarva Soil Summit – February 26-27, 2020
3.) Virginia Save our Streams (VASOS) Events
4.) Virginia Native Plant Society State Workshop -- March 14, 2020
5.) EPA Webinars: Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)
6.) Watershed and Stormwater Webinar Series – Various Dates: March 18-December 9, 2020
7.) 31st Annual Environment Virginia Symposium – March 31-April 2, 2020
8.) Save the Date: Virginia Tech Land Development Design Initiative (LDDI) Spring Meeting – April 3, 2020
9.) USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo Events – April 25-26, 2020
10.) York River and Small Coastal Basins Research Symposium – April 28, 2020
11.) Summer Camps: James River Association – Various Dates: June-July 2020
12.) Virginia DEQ 2020 Annual Monitoring Plan
13.) Virginia Boating Safety Online Course

Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference: April 14, 2020 in Henrico, VA

Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference: April 14, 2020 in Henrico, VA
The Water Center at Virginia Tech is pleased to co-sponsor the 2020 Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC) Conference and invites you to attend. The conference will be held on April 14, 2020...

Why Some are Salty About Winter Roads: Road Salt and Stream Salinization

Why Some are Salty About Winter Roads: Road Salt and Stream Salinization
By Cassidy Quistorff   While Virginia has had an unusually warm winter, the effects of many snow and ice storms past are still lingering beneath the...

Well and Spring Water Testing from Va Household Water Quality Program

Well and Spring Water Testing from Va Household Water Quality Program
Want to get your well or spring water tested?  The Virginia Household Water Quality Program (VAHWQP) provides affordable water testing, help interpreting their water test results, and information...