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...
State’s leading water managers and researchers meeting
February 18, 2021
More than an expected 100 water managers and researchers will gather virtually March 3 and 4 for the annual American Water Resources Association Wisconsin Section meeting to discuss and stra...
UW-Milwaukee researcher will help water utilities make cost-conscious decisions
February 2, 2021
James Price of the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences is working to understand the relationship between source water quality and the cost of treating drinking water.
Season’s Greetings
December 11, 2020
Thank you for contributing to water science during this unprecedented year. Here is a year in review, along with heartfelt greetings for the holiday season.
WRI Fellow looks at what’s ahead for brook and brown trout amid Wisconsin’s changing hydrology
December 8, 2020
Dr. Bryan Maitland will examine how climate change and high-capacity wells, which both play a role in Wisconsin's changing hydrology, are affecting trout population dynamics.
New Water Resources Fellow finds her path to hydrology through organic farms
December 3, 2020
Dr. Dana Lapides will focus on a decision support tool related to applications for high-capacity wells in Wisconsin.
Arsenic in 3-D: Researchers assess risk for eastern Wisconsin groundwater wells
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.
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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