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Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies
Author(s): Chittaranjan Ray Water Resources Research Center and Environmental Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI, USA and Ravi Jain, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California. Click here to order the book.

North Central Region Water Network
The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources is offering an opportunity for graduate students to work on applied water resource analysis or research addressing a variety of agency needs. Read More

Nebraska Department of Natural Resources / University of Nebraska Water Center Graduate Assistantship Program
The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources is offering an opportunity for graduate students to work on applied water resource analysis or research addressing a variety of agency needs. Read More

Kazakhstan Graduate Student Studying at NU Water Sciences Laboratory
Though 10,541 kilometers (or nearly 6,550 miles) separate Lincoln and Almaty, Kazakhstan - a distance equal to the combined length of the Amazon and Mekong rivers - the two are closer in areas of water quality and quantity than distance alone would suggest. Read More

Sharp Drop in GW Levels, Annual Report Reveals
The recently released 2013 Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report reveals significant groundwater level declines throughout Nebraska. Read More

Nitrogen Impacts to Environment
Using the latest research technologies to help monitor crop Nitrogen inputs and their potential impact on the environment and fragile ecosystems will be the topic of a free, public water seminar lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Read More

Water Leaders Academy Project Yields VideoGage Pages
Every year during the Nebraska State Irrigation Association's (NSIA) Water Leaders Academy, there is a class project, and in the case of the academy's first year, a project that has recently resulted in some rather unique pages on the Nebraska Water Center's website. Read More

Third Edition Groundwater Atlas Available
After more than two years of research, writing and editing, the third edition of the "Groundwater Atlas of Nebraska" is available from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Read More

Conference Presentations Online
Most of the PowerPoint presentations, posters and written materials from the Oct 15 fall water symposium and Oct 16 water law conference are available on this website.

2014 Water and NR Tour to Colorado and Wyoming in July
The 2014 Water and Natural Resources Tour will travel to Colorado and Wyoming July 15-18 to examine a variety of surface and groundwater issues in the North and South Platte River basins and look at some of the outcomes of this year's flooding on the South Platte River. Read More

Odorous VOC emission following land application of swine manure slurry
Swine manure is often applied to crop land as a fertilizer source. Odor emissions from land-applied swine manure may pose a nuisance to downwind populations if manure is not applied with sufficient forethought. Read More

A Photographic Review of the 2013 Water and Natural Resources Tour
Click here for a photographic review of the June 25 and 26 Water and Natural Resources Tour examining rural and urban water issues in central Nebraska. A complete tour itinerary is included.

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Upcoming Events

Dr. Luikang Xu LI-COR Biosciences Lincoln, NE
Hardin Hall Auditorium, UNL East Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska: April 16, 2014

Final Four Lectures in UNL Spring Seminar series for March and April
All lectures in the UNL East Campus Hardin Hall Auditorium, Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

Geography Field Tour of the Western Great Plains and Sourthern Rock Mountains
Registration Required: May 15-21, 2014

Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystems: State of the Science
Oracle, Arizona: August 5-8, 2014

2014 Water for Food Conference
Seattle, Washington: October 19-22, 2014


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