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.

Weekly Water Announcements

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1.) Flooding and Coastal Resilience Community Meetings – Various Dates: September 27, 2021-October 28, 2021
2.) American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) News and Events
3.) Documentary and Discussion: After the Storm September 29, 2021
4.) Webinar -- Managing Electricity Costs: The Benefits to Small Water Systems -- September 30, 2021
5.) Applications Accepted: Youth Conservation Leadership Institute (YCLI) – Submission Deadline: October 1, 2021; Institute: October 2021-May 2022
6.) Call for Poster Proposals: Chesapeake Watershed Forum (Virtual) – Deadline: October 1, 2021; Forum: November 3-5, 2021
7.) 2021 Drinking Water Clinics – Various Dates: October 6, 2021-November 17, 2021
8.) In Defense of Water Awards (Hybrid) – October 6, 2021
9.) Webinar -- Putting the Brakes on Water Pollution: A Story of Industry and Government Collaboration for Copper-free Brakes -- October 6, 2021
10.) Virginia Voter Information
11.) Call for Proposals: 2022 Chesapeake Bay Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction (INSR) Grants – Consultation Deadline: November 15, 2021; Proposal Deadline: November 29, 2021
12.) Job Opportunities

Caitlin Shipman and Joe Buckwalter are 2021 Walker Graduate Research Fellows

Caitlin Shipman and Joe Buckwalter are 2021 Walker Graduate Research Fellows
Congratulations to Caitlin Shipman and Joe Buckwalter, the 2021 Walker Graduate Research Fellows!  Caitlin is a first-year master’s student in Virginia Tech’s Department of Civil and Environmental...

Registration Now Open for 2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference

Registration Now Open for 2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council Conference
2021 Virginia Water Monitoring Council ConferenceExploring Emerging Water IssuesSeptember 30, 2021Online via WebEx PROGRAM: Presentations run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We have scheduled brief...

Webinar: Stormwater Management Through the Lens of Environmental Justice

Webinar: Stormwater Management Through the Lens of Environmental Justice
July 14, 2021 (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.) The Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC), Choose Clean Water Coalition (CCWC), and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay...