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A rendering of the proposed green infrastructure project, which would help treat rooftop runoff at the Biltmore Hills Park Community Center.

Dec 7, 2022

WRRI to Receive Environmental Grant Funding

The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) will receive $205,440 to work with the Walnut Creek Wetlands Community Partnership to install green infrastructure and implement wetland restoration practices announced Attorney General Josh Stein. 

The Greensboro Science Center’s on-site aquaculture facility showcases some of the the state’s freshwater mussels.

Oct 26, 2022

Community Collaborations Research Grant Now Accepting Proposals

North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute is accepting Community Collaborative Research Grant program proposals now through December 21, 2022. 

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Oct 5, 2022

NC WRRI Calls for 2023 Conference Abstracts

The annual conference for the North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute is celebrating its 25th anniversary! 

Oct 4, 2022

NC WRRI Research Funding Opportunity- Deadline Extended

For more information, contact:John Fear (jmfear@ncsu.edu) or Kaitlin Tucker (ktucker@ncsu.edu) at first by email and a phone call can be scheduled. The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), along with the U.S. Geological Survey 104(b) program, is requesting student full proposals for 2022-2023 water resources research and information-transfer projects. Full student proposals are due… 

Sep 20, 2022

NC WRRI Research Funding Opportunity

For more information, contact:John Fear (jmfear@ncsu.edu) or Kaitlin Tucker (ktucker@ncsu.edu) at first by email and a phone call can be scheduled. The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), along with the U.S. Geological Survey 104(b) program, is requesting student full proposals for 2022-2023 water resources research and information-transfer projects. Full student proposals are due… 

Sunset lake

Sep 7, 2022

WRRI and Sea Grant Are Hiring a Communication Specialist

For immediate release Contact:Katie Mosher, kmosher@ncsu.edu The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) and North Carolina Sea Grant are accepting applications for a full-time communications specialist. This position serves as the primary communication expert for WRRI and as a contributing team member for NC Sea Grant. Details and application requirements are available here. Review… 

Aug 10, 2022

Mussel Mania

What has no eyes, fits in the palm of your hand, and has a foot that looks like a tongue? Visit the Greensboro Science Center to learn about mussels. 

Aug 1, 2022

NC WRRI Research Funding Opportunities: Webinar Set for Aug. 23

Potential applicants for open funding opportunities from the NC Water Resources Research Institute can join a webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m.  Register here:  go.ncsu.edu/wrri_rfp_info_webinar. The North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), along with the U.S. Geological Survey 104(b) program, is requesting faculty pre-proposals and student full proposals for 2022-2023 water resources… 

Above, left to right: Lauren Grimley installs a sensor to measure water in the storm drain and capture images of roadway flooding in real-time in New Bern, North Carolina, as part of the North Carolina Sea Grant-funded Sunny Day Flooding Project; Emine Fidan collects flood water samples from Hurricane Florence for her research project; and Holly Haflich puts together the electrochemical cell she will use for selective PFAS removal from natural waters.

May 26, 2022

New Joint Fellows Tackle Statewide Water Challenges

Five graduate students across North Carolina recently began new coastal and water-resource fellowship projects. 

May 20, 2022

Meet the 2022 Annual Conference Poster Competition Winners

The Annual Conference gave students the chance to present their research in WRRI’s presentation competition and win prizes.