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Ellerbe Creek, a creek that runs through Durham, North Carolina, not far from Duke University, where Gray conducted his lab work

Apr 20, 2022

Effects of Antibiotics Vary on Urban Stream Ecology

Read about new research from Austin Gray, a biologist at Virginia Tech and a former joint fellow with NC WRRI and North Carolina Sea Grant. The study focused on the potential impacts of three common antibiotics on urban streams in the North Carolina Piedmont. 

Mar 18, 2022

USGS Funding Opportunities Available Through NC WRRI

NC WRRI is accepting proposals for three separate 2022 USGS104(g) opportunities. Submit to WRR by 5 PM on April 26. 

Mar 8, 2022

Annual Conference Coming Soon, Agenda Now Available

The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute’s 24th WRRI Annual Conference agenda is now available online. We encourage guests to check out all the sessions and be sure to catch some of the WRRI-funded researchers as they make presentations, give lightning talks and participate in the poster presentation competition.  The conference will be held in… 

The Little Tennessee River

Feb 7, 2022

Subwatershed Health in the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin

Western Carolina University’s Keith Gibbs discusses what he and his team are doing to advance subwatershed integrity in the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin. 

Picture of Cape Fear River in the morning in Chatham County

Jan 31, 2022

Developing Optimized PFAS Removal Technology

WRRI researchers Orlando Coronell and Frank Leibfarth aim to assist in efforts to remove PFAS contaminants from water systems. 

Jan 21, 2022

Registration Open for WRRI Hybrid 2022 Annual Conference

Registration for the 2022 Annual Conference is now open. Attendees can join this hybrid event in person at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh or virtually on Zoom. 

A truck lies inundated by flood waters from the Eno River in Durham after Hurricane Hanna.

Dec 15, 2021

Modeling Future Climate Impacts on NC Flooding with Hunter Quintal

As a 2021-22 Graduate Research Fellow, Hunter Quintal is studying how changes in precipitation and land use may affect future flooding. 

Nov 18, 2021

WCWCP Supports Southeast Raleigh Communities

Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership strengthens community ties through summer and fall engagement initiatives. 

Nov 8, 2021

Research Program Will Fund NC Community Collaborations

North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute’s Community Collaborative Research Grant program is now accepting proposals. 

Nov 1, 2021

WRRI’s 2021 Faculty Researchers Announced

“NC-WRRI is pleased to continue supporting groundbreaking research tackling our state’s grand water challenges."