June deadline for three new grant opportunities
May 20, 2021
Three current funding opportunities each have a deadline of 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 15.
Person checking groundwater level at a temporary well.
New interactive map details nearly 475 Wisconsin groundwater research projects
May 12, 2021
The map lays out, county-by-county, projects funded through the Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring Program since 1985.
Free, Online Symposium on Hot Water Topics: PFAS, Climate Change and COVID/Water
April 7, 2021
In its fifth year, the Water @ UW-Madison Spring Symposium continues to highlight the most immediate and relevant water-related topics and opportunities for Wisconsin. This year’s free, onli
Experimental cultivation method could mean healthy potato yield and healthier water
March 25, 2021
Fried, baked or mashed, we love our potatoes. What we don’t love is drinking water with lots of nitrate — a form of nitrogen that fuels a robust potato crop because it acts as a fertilizer.
Wisconsin mercury researcher captures prestigious ASLO prize
March 4, 2021
Former University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute researcher, and now a post-doctoral fellow at the U.S. EPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division in Duluth, Minnesota, Ryan Lepak has been a...
Operations in Response to COVID-19
June 17, 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...

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