This year's University of Minnesota Water Resources Center grant competition winners focus on drinking water filtration systems, invasive species and the impact of sulfate discharge on wild rice habitat.
Managing Water in Rural Landscapes is a new publication from Extension Water Resources and Water Resources Center staff members Les Everett and Ann Lewandowski that details connections between land use, runoff, and water quality in rural landscapes.
Water Resources Science Graduate Program professor Tim LaPara's approach to combating antibiotic resistance with improved wastewater treatment is featured in the University's 2016 Driven to Discover marketing campaign. The campaign focuses on the value of the University in addressing regional and global challenges.
“Minnesotans value and want to protect their water resources. The discussion of climate change raises many questions, such as how do we best adapt to changing precipitation patterns? Is flooding affected by climate change? These and other climate change issues will be explored at the Annual Minnesota Climate Adaptation Conference in November 2014.” Faye Sleeper, Associate Director, Water Resources Center.
Water Resource Sciences PhD candidate Robert Dietz brings a Minnesota focus to his research of the long-term historical relationships between land use and carbon burial in 116 Minnesota lakes.