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.
March Meeting Will Bring Together State’s Leading Water Managers and Researchers
January 31, 2018
More than 100 water managers and researchers will meet March 8 and 9, 2018, at the Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton for the annual American Water Resources Association Wisconsin Section meeting to discuss and strategize regarding water challenges and opportunities.
A Model Fellow
December 12, 2017
The Water Resources Institute's first fellow is wrapping up his work studying and modeling stream sediment.
Poster Session Demonstrates Scope and Diversity of UW-Madison’s Water Explorations
November 6, 2017
Recent University of Wisconsin-Madison poster session highlights wealth of water research and outreach.
The Forgotten User
September 15, 2017
WRI Researchers track groundwater usage by trees in key Wisconsin regions. September 15, 2017 By Aaron R. Conklin So let’s say you’re putting together your monthly budget. You account
The Impact of Our Use
August 24, 2017
A new set of WRI research projects examines how the ways we're now using groundwater may be affecting our environment.
Fen-Tastic
June 30, 2017
WRI researchers will use spectrometry to map the health of key Wisconsin wetlands. June 30, 2017 By Aaron R. Conklin You’ve likely heard of fens, a particular type of miry and
Undercurrents – The Hidden Knowledge of Groundwater
May 25, 2017
New Podcast Series May 25, 2017 By Elizabeth A. White If you’ve ever thrown a penny in a well and made a wish, you’ve participated in the cross-cultural ritual of casting offe

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