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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Black Creek in Cary, NC

EPA Funds Innovative School Effort in Black Creek Watershed

June 29, 2016 | Christy Perrin

WRRI, on behalf of the Black Creek Watershed Association, has been awarded $143,000 in US EPA section 319 funds for continuing the restoration of Black Creek watershed in Cary, NC. The centerpiece of the grant…

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WRRI and NC Sea Grant Offices Are On the Move Again

May 24, 2016 | Anna Martin

The Raleigh headquarters offices for  the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina system and North Carolina Sea Grant will move to a new and permanent location at NC State University during…

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Triangle Developments Honored for Stewardship

May 12, 2016 | Christy Perrin

DURHAM – Four land development projects were honored during the sixth annual awards cycle for the Greater Triangle Stewardship Development Awards Program (GTSDA). The awards ceremony was held at the Power Plant at the American…

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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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WRRI and NC Sea Grant Moving offices at NC State University

November 9, 2015 | Anna Martin

The headquarters offices for the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System and North Carolina Sea Grant will move to a new location at NC State University during the week of…

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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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NC WRRI’s new website showcases Institute contributions to the state

August 20, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

To enhance the NC Water Resources Research Institute’s service to our state and following suit with campus-wide rebranding efforts at NC State University, WRRI has launched its new website. The new site facilitates the overall…

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New WRRI Research Reports Published

August 12, 2015 | Christy Perrin

We are happy to announce the release of several new research reports from recently-funded projects supported through WRRI. Publications include… Aligning Revenue Stability and Water Conservation Goals with New Business Models in Four North Carolina…

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WRRI, Stormwater Group and NSF funding lead to new insights into aquatic insects that have significant implications for managing NC’s freshwater streams

August 8, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

Freshwater ecosystems support a disproportionate percentage of Earth’s biodiversity and are among the most threatened by human activities. North Carolina’s freshwater streams are no exception, and the quality of these streams and the health of…

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