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.

Eno River

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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John Dorney speaks at next NCWRA forum on changing definitions of Waters of the US

August 1, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

On June 29, 2015, the US EPA and COE published the final rule for the modified definition of Waters of the US in the Federal Register which will become effective on August 28, 2015 (Federal…

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WRRI Turns 50

July 15, 2015 | Nicole Wilkinson

In 1964, eight years before passage of the Clean Water Act, the federal government authorized a unique piece of legislation in response to concerns over water availability and quality. The Water Resources Research Act called for…

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