lake scene, painted by Rachel Tartamella of South Granville High, 2016 art contest winner

WRRI to Host 2019 Annual Conference for Water Resource Industry and Academe

March 11, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Summer Walls North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute will host its 21st Annual Conference on Thursday, March 21 from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, March 22 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m....

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CUAHSI free workshop March 22 at 2:20 p.m.

WRRI Annual Conference Sponsor To Offer Free Data Workshop

March 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), a sponsor of the 2019 WRRI Annual Conference, will host a workshop on managing data entitled Managing and Sharing Water Data Using Community...

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Hurricane Florence from space

Researchers’ Predictions of Neuse River Oxygen Levels Prove Correct

January 23, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Last June, a team of researchers used an experimental model to forecast that hypoxia — low levels of dissolved oxygen — would be more severe than average in the Neuse River Estuary during midsummer 2018....

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From Floyd to Matthew: Vulnerable Populations Respond to Flooding in Eastern N.C.

January 22, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Guest post by Jasmine Hayes I am a recent Master of Public Health graduate from East Carolina University. I was born and raised in the small rural town of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. My career...

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Justine Neville on a mountainside

WRRI Graduate Fellow Finds Opportunity in Setback

November 29, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Justine Neville, 2018 North Carolina Sea Grant – WRRI Graduate Research Fellow, NC State University Throughout this post, I refer to the river as “Lumbee” in observance of the 2009 Lumbee Tribal Government...

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NC WRRI and Sea Grant Open Graduate Research Applications

September 11, 2018 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute and Sea Grant programs are seeking applications for graduate student research projects in the areas of contaminants, aquaculture and watershed management. Up to five $10,000 fellowships are available. The...

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WRRI Partners with NC Sea Grant to Expand Community Funding Statewide

September 5, 2018 | Lee Cannon

WRRI is teaming up with North Carolina Sea Grant this year for the fourth annual Community Collaborative Research Grant program (CCRG). The program is accepting proposals now through Nov. 20, 2018 and brings together university...

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Why and How to Better Understand Nonresidential Water Customers

October 21, 2016 | Melanie Beckman

This is a summary of the WRRI Report #454 by Jeff Hughes, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (full report here). The research was jointly funded by the Environmental Finance Center at...

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USGS Announces FY 2016 WRRI Request for 104g Applications

January 29, 2016 | Anna Martin

The U.S. Geological Survey has published the fiscal year 2016 request for National Competitive Grants (104g) applications for the State Water Resources Research Institute Program. Download the full FY2016 announcement for additional details....

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Group session at WRRI annual conference

WRRI Engages with Network to Promote Interdisciplinary Water Research

August 20, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

The 2015 WRRI annual conference featured a participatory session entitled “Prob­lems to Solutions: Linking Research to Stakeholders’ Needs Through a Research Network on Water Solutions (ReNeWS).” In the session moderated by Laura Taylor of NC State University’s Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy, panelists and audience members worked to identify collabora­tions that can address pressing water resource issues in North Carolina....

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