WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH NATIONAL COMPETITIVE
GRANTS PROGRAM REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
FISCAL YEAR 2015
The U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources requests proposals for matching grants to support research on the topic of improving and enhancing the nation's water supply, including (but not limited to) evaluation of innovative approaches to water treatment, infrastructure design, retrofitting, maintenance, management, and replacement; exploration and advancement of our understanding of changes in the quantity and quality of
water resources in response to a changing climate, population shifts, and land use changes; development of methods for better estimation of water supply, both surface and groundwater, including estimation of the physical supply and of the economic supply of water; development and evaluation of processes and governance mechanisms for integrated surface/ground water management; and the evaluation and assessment of conservation practices. More details…
Wisconsin Water Resources Institute
The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (UW-WRI) promotes research, training and information dissemination to effectively confront water resources problems. It was formed in 1964 and is one of 54 such institutes at land grant universities in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. The institutes are the primary link between water experts at the nation’s universities and those who manage and use water. Collectively, the programs are known as the Water Resources Research Institute Program
, which is authorized by the Water Resources Research Act of 1984. The program is administered by the U.S. Geological Survey
. The UW-WRI is housed in the Aquatic Sciences Center (ASC)
of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ASC also houses the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
, which has a complementary mission of research, education and outreach related to water – the coastlines and estuaries of the Great Lakes.
ASC Publications Store
The ASC Publications Store features a collection of the most popular publications from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant and Water Resources Institutes, including brochures, fact sheets and posters. Many are free.