Photos of aquatic insects by David Buchwalter

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

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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Cape Fear River

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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