NC WRRI Fellow Finds Promise in Sunlight

April 22, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Graduate student researcher, Arpit Sardana, tested whether sunlight alone can break down contaminants in wastewater....

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Treating Algal Toxins in Drinking Water with Dr. Olya Keen

March 11, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

Olya Keen, Ph.D. is interested in emerging contaminants and different treatments that can better our drinking water quality. ...

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Meet the 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference Panelists

March 4, 2021 | Justin Lindemann

By: Justin Lindemann The 2021 NC WRRI Annual Conference may look a little different in the new all-virtual format, but the sessions still will provide the latest water resources research. In addition to the keynote speakers...

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WRRI Requests Proposals for Community Collaborations

February 18, 2021 | Lee Cannon

The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute’s Community Collaborative Research Grant program is now open and accepting proposals through March 5, 2021 (new extended deadline). The program brings communities and university researchers together to study...

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Catching Up with Daniel Obenour: Advancing the Hybrid Watershed Model

November 12, 2020 | Lee Cannon

By Justin Lindemann Daniel Obenour, an environmental engineer and associate professor in North Carolina State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, is interested in very complex water-quality dynamics. He is working to develop...

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Olivia Vilá

Resiliency Researcher Exercises Resilience to Overcome Research Obstacle

August 10, 2020 | Lee Cannon

Guest post by Olivia Vilá Olivia Vilá is a doctoral student at North Carolina State University and a 2019-20 joint NC WRRI – North Carolina Sea Grant graduate research fellow. Before I begin, I would...

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Collaborative Research to Consider Youth Training, Coastal Topics

July 31, 2020 | Lee Cannon

By Katie Mosher Three new projects in North Carolina’s coastal region are moving forward with funding from the Community Collaborative Research Grant Program. Topics include youth leadership training, efficient shoreline restoration and safety of shellfish...

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Louie Rivers participates in a Parks with Purpose meeting with members and the public.

Walnut Creek Partnership Continues Core Missions While Assisting with Urgent Needs

July 8, 2020 | Lee Cannon

Photo above: Louie Rivers (center, in red) participates in a Parks with Purpose meeting with Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership members and the public. The Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership, of which NC WRRI is...

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WRRI Kicks Off Virtual Conference Series with Coastal Wastewater Treatment Session

May 7, 2020 | Maya Hoon

In April, WRRI hosted its first-ever virtual Annual Conference session, kicking off a series of periodic sessions throughout the spring and summer. These sessions will ensure the great planning work for the conference still serves...

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Promoting Green Infrastructure Through Schools

April 15, 2020 | Maya Hoon

A WRRI–North Carolina Sea Grant-supported student investigates perceptions of green infrastructure at schools.  By Maya Hoon There is value in establishing a connection between nature and children. As children learn and grow, they will take...

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