Wisconsin’s rural residents concerned about water quality
December 4, 2023
A new report plumbs Wisconsin rural residents' perceptions about water quality in their state.
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Honor for former WRI director
November 13, 2023
The Groundwater Coordinating Council plays a strong role in understanding Wisconsin's groundwater, and protecting it. Last week, WRI's former director was honored by the group.
Map of Wisconsin showing wells that exceed the maximum contaminant level for radium. Wells are concentrated in eastern Wisconsin.
Groundwater on the rocks: WRI-funded research will map naturally occurring contaminants in public wells across Wisconsin
November 1, 2023
Geochemist Matt Ginder-Vogel is investigating how geogenic contaminants end up in groundwater.
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Water librarian releases torrent of information, programming and goodwill
October 26, 2023
Wins 2023 Wisconsin Library Association award In a ceremony this evening at the Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) annual meeting, Anne Moser will accept the 2023 WLA President’s Volunte...
Remucal Named Interim Director of WRI
October 23, 2023
University of Wisconsin-Madison Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Cynthia Czajkowski named Christy Remucal as interim director of the Aquatic Sciences Center, which...
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Could trees prevent groundwater flooding? [New video]
October 16, 2023
https://youtu.be/mxngBSAuVwI   Researcher Steve Loheide spent much of his childhood on the banks of Crystal, Fish and Mud lakes in northern Dane County, Wisconsin. “I used to ride...
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Water Research Projects Announced
July 13, 2023
The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute recently provided funds for three new projects that will conclude at the end of June 2025: Risk From Pathogens and Exposure to Antibi...
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Summer loving and the research is fine
June 5, 2023
The summer program for undergraduate researchers kicked off recently. Learn more about what's in store for 2023.

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