• Researchers Find that Added Salts Affect Stream Organisms

    Researchers Find that Added Salts Affect Stream Organisms

    Salt is increasing in some Arkansas streams and rivers, and it comes from a variety of sources like pasture and urban land use, wastewater treatment plants, and even the natural weathering of rocks. An Arkansas research team found that these increased salts can affect stream organisms.

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  • WVU Study of Rare Earth Elements Moves to Second Phase

    WVU Study of Rare Earth Elements Moves to Second Phase

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory has selected West Virginia University to move forward with its program to extract valuable rare earth elements, vital to the technology industry, from coal mining by-products.

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  • Call for Special Sessions - 2018 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference

    Call for Special Sessions - 2018 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference

    The UCOWR/NIWR Conference Planning Committee invites you to propose a Special Session for the 2018 conference. Proposals for special sessions are due September 22, 2017. The 2018 conference will take place June 26-28 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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  • Guam Water Institute and USGS Work to Improve Drinking Water Resouces

    Guam Water Institute and USGS Work to Improve Drinking Water Resouces

    The Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific and the USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center are collaborating to expand groundwater monitoring, data management, and modeling needed for effective management of Guam’s drinking-water resources.

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