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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.

Dec. 3, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements

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1.) Public Meeting: Permit Modification for Land Application of Biosolids and Water Treatment Plant Residuals – December 5, 2019 
2.) Job Opportunities
3.) General Assembly Preview – December 7, 2019 
4.) 2019 Stormwater Seminar – December 11, 2019
5.) Request for Proposals: Implementing Communications Strategies – Deadline: December 13, 2019 
6.) Call for Abstracts: 2020 Underground Injection Control (UIC) Conference – Submission Deadline: December 20, 2019; Conference: February 16-19, 2020
7.) News from Culpeper Soil & Water Conservation District 
8.) Request for Nominations: Environmental Financial Advisory Board – Submission Deadline: January 6, 2020 
9.) Save the Date: Land Development Design Initiative (LDDI) Winter Meeting – January 10, 2020 
10.) 2020 Woods and Wildlife Conferences – February 15, 2020 and February 29, 2020 
11.) Phytoplankton Monitoring Network (PMN) – https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/research/stressor-impacts-mitigation/pmn/
12.) Litter Free Virginia (LFVA) -- https://litterfreeva.org/

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! In the article, Jonathan talks about the importance...

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...

NSF Grant Studies Hydrologic Controls on Carbon Processes in Wetlands

NSF Grant Studies Hydrologic Controls on Carbon Processes in Wetlands
The Water Center’s Daniel McLaughlin is a principal investigator for a collaborative National Science Foundation grant that will study the linkages between hydrological and carbon...