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
Listen to the story By Moira Harrington 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...
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.