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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.

Feb. 11, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements: This week's highlighted meetings, job opportunities, and more!

CLICK HERE for a special set of announcements that focuses on jobs, internships, fellowships, and postdoctoral opportunities.
Click HERE to read more on our public Google Group (no account needed).
1.) NoVA Outside Events
2.) Workshop: Data Interpretation
-- February 12-13, 2019
3.) Webcast: Use of Flushing as a Correction Action under the Revised Total Coliform Rule -- February 14, 2019
4.) Request for Preproposals: 2019 Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants -- Deadline: February 15, 2019
5.) Job Opportunities.
6.) Sustainability Matters Events
7.) Request for Contractors: Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Field Liaisons -- Deadline: February 21, 2019
8.) Nominations Accepted: 2019 Gerald P. McCarthy Award -- Deadline: March 4, 2019
9.) Call for Articles: National Water Monitoring News -- Deadline: March 15, 2019
10.) AWRA Conferences
11.) Call for Proposals: 2019 Virginia Water Resources Research Center (VWRRC) Student Research Competitive Grant Program
– Due: March 29, 2019
12.) Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (BUBBA) Contest -- Submission Deadline: April 5, 2019

2019 VWRRC Student Research Competitive Grant Request for Proposals

2019 VWRRC Student Research Competitive Grant Request for Proposals
Under the Competitive Grants Program, the Water Center considers proposals for funding up to $5,000 for student research grants. Proposals are considered in all areas...

Water Center Director is an Invited Panelist at AWRA Annual Conference

Water Center Director is an Invited Panelist at AWRA Annual Conference
Virginia Water Center Director Stephen Schoenholtz was an invited panelist at the American Water Resources Association annual conference. The panel discussed “Benefits and Challenges of...

Mary Lofton is the 2018-2019 Walker Graduate Research Fellow

Mary Lofton is the 2018-2019 Walker Graduate Research Fellow
  The Walker Award winner for 2018-19 is Mary Lofton. Mary is a 3rd year Ph.D. candidate in Biological Sciences studying limnology. Prior to her...