1.2 million billion gallons of groundwater will meet WRI science through new projects
July 1, 2024
After a rigorous review, the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute selected two projects out of 15 that were submitted in a competition held last year. Those new projects got underway on July 1.
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Brand-new fellowship to assess atrazine-use policy
June 13, 2024
A new WRI-sponsored fellowship, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, will assess the state's policy on using atrazine on crops.
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Celebrating WRI’s 60th anniversary year
May 29, 2024
The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute celebrates 60 years in 2024.
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New paper demonstrates the role of microbes in oxidizing pyrite
May 20, 2024
The 2023 animated movie “Elemental” imagines a world of anthropomorphized elements: earth, water, air and fire. References to chemistry are woven into the plot. There is an Alkali Theater; M...
Day of the Badger Returns April 16–17
April 15, 2024
Support water research, outreach and education tomorrow with Day of the Badger, an annual fundraising event to support UW–Madison! The two-day campaign, which lasts precisely 1,848 mi...
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New federal funding will boost holistic PFAS research
March 28, 2024
WRI Interim Director Christy Remucal will lead a new Center of Excellence in PFAS Environmental Science on the UW-Madison campus.
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Water Resources Institute recognized for strong science, science communication and student support
March 27, 2024
WRI was recently notified by an evaluation panel that it is functioning at an "outstanding level.”
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Investigating private well water contamination in southwest Wisconsin
March 6, 2024
Research will quantify the public health risk of private well water in southwestern Wisconsin.
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Variable fellowship brings learning and results for all involved
January 4, 2024
Water Science Policy Fellow Sarah Gravlee is working at the intersection between water and public health.