UW-Madison Researchers Focus on Efficient Water and Nitrogen Use in the Central Sands of Wisconsin
December 4, 2018
Two Water Resources Institute researchers are working on a project that will help farmers in the Central Sands better manage their nitrogen fertilizer use and improve water quality and quantity in a changing climate.
Environmental chemistry graduate students win fellowships
November 26, 2018
The Water Resources Institute is pleased to share good news involving two UW-Madison graduate students, Madeleine Mathews and Amy Plechacek. Both are advised by Dr. Matthew Ginder-Vogel of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, some of whose research has been supported by WRI.
Big Thanks for the Big Lakes, and Other State Waters
November 20, 2018
By Moira Harrington The historical record on the nation’s first Thanksgiving indicates a menu heavy on waterfowl. It is also possible shellfish and eel graced the table. When 2018 celebra
Researchers fill critical gaps in knowledge about arsenic and private well water
October 8, 2018
WRI is funding research by UW-Milwaukee professors Dr. Shangping Xu and Dr. Yin Wang that will help protect public health by filling critical gaps in knowledge relating to arsenic in Wisconsin's private wells.
Tap Talks Series Taps Into Community Science Learning
August 23, 2018
A free, monthly, informal speaker series about research people care about.
New Projects Address Wisconsin Groundwater Resources
July 25, 2018
The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute is funding three new projects that will begin in July. The projects will span two years and represent the best in terms of topical relevance and scientific quality of those submitted to the committees that review them.
Postdoctoral fellow will look at role of nitrate contamination in Wisconsin municipal water supplies
June 26, 2018
Dr. Stephanie Devries is a 2018 Wisconsin Water Resources Science-Policy Postdoctoral Fellow. She'll focus on Wisconsin's groundwater resources.
New Podcast Series Highlights Wisconsin Water News
June 20, 2018
Wisconsin is a state shaped by water. From its western border defined by the Mississippi River to two of the five lakes that make up the world’s largest freshwater system to its north and ea
Unique State Council Coordinates Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Protection
February 14, 2018
Wisconsin is one of the only states in the U.S. that coordinates its groundwater research and monitoring through a special council. Since 1984, the Groundwater Coordinating Council (GCC) has fostered the exchange of information about groundwater programs among state agencies, and promoted efficiencies to benefit this subterranean resource. The council has convened for almost 35 years and has funded 455 projects, so now seems like a good time to reflect on why it originated and what it has accomplished during that span.

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