Virginia Water Resources Research Center 2018 Student Grant Recipients

Sarah Busch (left) and Katie Krueger (right) are the 2018 student seed grant recipients.



The Water Center’s annual Competitive Grants Program considers proposals for funding up to $5000 for student research grants.  Proposals are considered in all areas of water resources research from students enrolled in universities throughout the Commonwealth.  Two grants were awarded this year.


  • Sarah Busch, M.S. student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech: “Evaluating mechanisms of opportunistic pathogen growth in low flow rate drinking water pipes”
  • Katie Krueger, M.S. student, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech: “Metal fluxes across the sediment water interface in a drinking water reservoir”

For more information on the Competitive Grants Program, click here.

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