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.) Webinar: Toxins Associated with Fresh Water Harmful Algal Blooms and Their Mammalian Health Effects – February 1, 2023
2.) Webinar – Regional Use of Volunteer-Collected Data: Spotlight on Michigan and Missouri
– February 7, 2023
3.) Webinar: Submitting Volunteer and Non-agency Water Quality Monitoring Data to DEQ – February 7, 2023
4.) Webinar: State Revolving Funds and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Funding – February 9, 2023
5.) Water Research Foundation Webcasts – Various Dates: February 9 and 16, 2023
6.) Volunteer Opportunity: Invasive Species Removal at Chapel Island – Various Dates: February 17-June 16, 2023
7.) Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience Webinars
8.) Smart Cities Connect News
9.) EPA Grant: Wells Used for Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide – Submission Deadline: March 20, 2023
10.) National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) National Conference – March 22-25, 2023
11.) Volunteers Sought: Hampton Roads Great American Cleanup – March 24-25, 2023
12.) EPA Webpage: PFAS Analytic Tools
13.) Job Opportunities

Water in the 2023 Virginia General Assembly: Inventory of Water-related Legislation

Water in the 2023 Virginia General Assembly: Inventory of Water-related Legislation
The Virginia Water Resources Research Center annually compiles an inventory of water-related legislation in the Virginia General Assembly.  We update the inventory during the session, then publish...

Water Center Welcomes New Undergraduate Intern Luna Fulguiero Fuchs

Water Center Welcomes New Undergraduate Intern Luna Fulguiero Fuchs
We would like to welcome our new student intern, Luna Fulgueiro Fuchs! Luna will work with us as an intern for the spring 2023 semester....

Welcome to Jenna Kalgren for Water Center Undergraduate Internship

Welcome to Jenna Kalgren for Water Center Undergraduate Internship
Welcome to Jenna Kalgren, our undergraduate intern for 2023! Jenna is majoring in Meteorology with a minor in Geographic Information Science and plans to graduate...