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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.

Sept. 9, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements

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1.) Call for Presenters: 2020 River Management Training Symposium – Submissions due: September 9, 2019; Symposium: May 12-15, 2020 
2.) AWRA Webinar: Science and Policy-making: Where Rubber Meets the Road -- September 11, 2019 
3.) Friends of the Rappahannock River (RAPP) Upcoming Events – Various dates: September 12-25, 2019 
4.) James River Week -- September 14-21, 2019 
5.) Workshop: Bees, Trees and Clean Water – September 14, 2019 
6.) Job Opportunities
7.) Information Series: Water Quality in Rockbridge County – 
September 17, 2019; October 15, 2019; November 19, 2019 
8.) Call for Presentations: Environment Virginia Symposium – Submissions due: September 20, 2019; Conference: March 31-April 2, 2020 
9.) EPA Webinar: Introduction to SWAT+ -- September 24, 2019 
10.) Call for Presenters: 2020 Virginia Association for Environmental Education (VAEE) Conference – Proposals due: September 27, 2019; Conference: February 26-28, 2020 
11.) Public Meeting - TMDL Implementation Plan - Buffalo River, Long Branch, Rutledge Creek, Mill Creek and Turner Creek Watersheds(Amherst County) – October 8, 2019 
12.) 2019 Virginia Environmental Assembly -- October 11-12, 2019 
13.) 2019 Virginia Chapter SWCS Annual Meeting -- October 28, 2019

Kristen Bretz is the 2019 William R. Walker Graduate Research Fellow

Kristen Bretz is the 2019 William R. Walker Graduate Research Fellow
We are pleased to announce Kristen Bretz as the 2019 William R. Walker Graduate Research Fellow!  Kristen is a 2nd year PhD student in Biological...

VA Water Center 2019 Student Competitive Grant Award Recipients

VA Water Center 2019 Student Competitive Grant Award Recipients
The Virginia Water Center has announced the 2019 Student Competitive Grant recipients! Derek Detweiler: The role of dissolved organic matter in supporting harmful algal blooms...

Lily Michaud Completes 2019 Internship with Virginia Water Center

Lily Michaud Completes 2019 Internship with Virginia Water Center
Lily Michaud completed her semester-long internship with the Water Center in May 2019.  Lily is working toward her B.S. degree in Water: Resources, Policy, and Management...