WRI-funded research based at UW-Eau Claire untangles a complex phosphorus issue
March 27, 2020
UW-Eau Claire researchers are investigating the possibility that naturally occurring phosphorus deep in the aquifer is the driver behind elevated levels of phosphorus in both surface water and groundwater in western Wisconsin.
Operations in Response to COVID-19
March 16, 2020
Due to the effects of COVID-19, these are unprecedented times for all of society, including water science and outreach at the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute. While our...
Levels of radium rising in Wisconsin groundwater
February 27, 2020
Several graduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were part of a research team that found levels of radium in groundwater from public water supply wells in much of Wisconsin have risen over the past 18 years.
Sea Grant and Water Resources win awards for podcasts
January 10, 2020
Two Wisconsin Water News podcasts were named award-winning by an international communications competition known as AVA Digital Awards.
New videos can help you brush up on your salt smarts
January 9, 2020
New videos help both the general public and UW-Madison maintenance staff salt smarter in the winter, protecting both public safety and water quality.
“Outstanding” results for WRI following a five-year review
January 8, 2020
With the new year comes a rating of “outstanding” for the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute based on a review conducted in 2019 by the program's funders at the U.S. Geological Survey.

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