October 21, 2020
A research project funded by the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute is attempting to understand why arsenic is an issue in wells in Fond du Lac and Dodge counties in east central Wisconsin, and improve the probability of identifying where arsenic is likely to be a problem for new wells drilled in those counties.
Research on pyrite oxidation and native microorganisms has implications for groundwater quality in western Wisconsin
July 16, 2020
Water Resources Institute-funded researchers are examining what happens when pyrite meets oxygen and microbes deep below land surface, particularly at circumneutral pH, a situation that has not been well understood up to this point.
July 8, 2020
Four new WRI-funded projects focused on Wisconsin groundwater are underway on university campuses as of July 1, as well as a continuing one.
UW-Madison geochemist, funded by the Groundwater Research and Monitoring Program, wins statewide water research award
May 13, 2020
In the classic game of rock, paper, scissors—during each round—one of these mock items formed by participants’ hands comes out on top. In thinking about groundwater and with a scientific twi