Superior resident is first EPA UW-Madison research fellow
November 7, 2019
Ryan Lepak, a UW-Madison-EPA research fellow, is looking at sources of methylmercury in fish and how it accumulates in and moves through the Great Lakes environment.
Largest PCB cleanup in the world winding down
November 6, 2019
WRI Contributed to Fox River Effort Nov. 6, 2019 by Moira Harrington For three decades beginning in the 1950s, seven Fox River Valley paper mills manufactured or recycled carbon...
Aquatic invasive species are short-circuiting benefits from mercury reduction in the Great Lakes
November 4, 2019
Nov. 4, 2019 By Moira Harrington According to a new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40 years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and loadin...
UW-Madison embarks on new partnership with EPA to train next generation of scientists
October 29, 2019
A new program will support trainees at three levels (undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) while strengthening cooperation between the EPA and UW-Madison.
S’no groundwater recharge if no snow? WRI project takes a look
September 26, 2019
Steve Loheide of the University of Wisconsin-Madison theorizes that, under a warming climate, Wisconsin's soil is actually going to be colder due to less snow cover. That has implications for groundwater recharge.
Adapting Wisconsin’s inland lakes to climate change: WRI funds aid discussion, publication
August 23, 2019
A workshop involving 48 expert attendees has resulted in a publication outlining a holistic approach for managing Wisconsin's inland lakes in response to climate change.
Water captures elected officials’ attention; it’s welcomed by WRI
July 9, 2019
Three New Research Projects Funded in 2019-20 July 9, 2019 By Moira Harrington Wisconsin’s public officials are devoting concerted attention to water issues in 2019. Between the gov...
Water Resources postdoc concludes fellowship by presenting key findings to the city of Waupaca
June 25, 2019
Through detailed computer models, Stephanie DeVries studied increasing nitrate concentrations in two of Waupaca's municipal wells and possible ways to address this concern.
Combining approaches yields best results for urban stormwater control
April 12, 2019
A project led by Steven Loheide that explores urban hydrology fixes was featured recently in a prominent newsletter.