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.

Oct. 15, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements

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1.) Information Series: Water Quality in Rockbridge County – October 15, 2019; November 19, 2019 
2.) Chesapeake Stormwater Network (CSN) Webinars – Various dates: October 17, 2019-November 13, 2019
3.) Center for Watershed Protection Webcast Series – October 23, 2019; November 20, 2019 
4.) Catch the King Tide 
– October 27, 2019 
5.) 2019 Virginia Chapter Soil & Water Conservation Society (SWCS) Annual Meeting -- October 28, 2019
6.) Call for Abstracts: 2020 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference – Submissions due: October 31, 2019; Conference: April 14-17, 2020 
7.) Save the Date: Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns (G3) Grant Program Workshop -- November 6, 2019 
8.) Workshops: Preparing for Generation NEXT -- November 9, 2019; December 5-6, 2019 
9.) Virginia Association of Science Teachers (VAST) 2019 Professional Development Institute (PDI) – November 14-16, 2019 
10.) Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s (VCPC) 7th Annual Conference -- November 15, 2019 
11.) 2020 HDR Water Scholarships – Deadline: November 15, 2019 
12.) Call for Abstracts: 2020 National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium -- Submission deadline: December 6, 2019; Symposium: April 3, 2020 
13.) Students: Virginia’s Waters Photo Contest – Deadline: April 1, 2020

WQAAC Reports on Emerging Contaminants and Aquatic Life Assessment Protocol

WQAAC Reports on Emerging Contaminants and Aquatic Life Assessment Protocol
The Water Quality Academic Advisory Committee (WQAAC) published two new reports this week: Emerging Contaminants in the Waters of Virginia and Development of Aquatic Life...

First Annual Virginia Waters Photo Contest for College and University Students

First Annual Virginia Waters Photo Contest for College and University Students
The Virginia Water Resources Research Center invites all Virginia college and university students to submit your photos featuring water in Virginia for our first annual...

Applications Open for Spring 2020 Water Center Undergraduate Internship

Applications Open for Spring 2020 Water Center Undergraduate Internship
Applications are now open for the Spring 2020 Water Center Internship! Each year the Water Center supports a Virginia Tech student (second-semester sophomore or above)...