Shaping Water Access and Allocation
Colorado State University Ph.D. candidate Katie Boone, with financial support from NIWR and the Colorado Water Institute, focused her research study on identifying how increased water use for oil and gas shapes and is shaped by the institutions of water rights in order to inform adaptive policy-making and institutions.
Stephen Schoenholtz to lead the National Institutes for Water Resources
Stephen Schoenholtz, director of the Virginia Water Resources Research Center and professor of forest hydrology and soils at Virginia Tech, has been named president-elect of the National Institutes for Water Resources and will serve as president starting Oct. 1, 2016.
Washington WRC Wins 2016 AAEA Award for Applied Policy Analysis
A State of Washington Water Research Center research team was awarded the AAEA’s Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis of 2016 for their report "Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects".
Research at WVU Concludes Waste From Test Fracking Wells Safe to be on Highways
Researchers at West Virginia University studied drilling wastes produced at two research wells near Morgantown, W.Va. and found they are well below federal guidelines for radioactive or hazardous waste.
NIWR Participates in National Conversation on Integrated Water Information for the 21st Century
On July 12-14, 2016, Arizona Water Resources Research Center Director and Past President of the National Institutes for Water Resources, Dr. Sharon B. Megdal, participated in the National Conversation on Integrated Water Information for the 21st Century, in Washington, D.C.
PPCPs in East Canyon Creek, Utah
Researchers at the Utah Center for Water Resources Research are investigating the impacts of wastewater effluents containing pharmaceuticals and personal care products and the fate of these environmental pollutants in effluent dominated rivers.