The Nebraska Water Center is
part of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
The Nebraska Water Center, established by Congressional mandate as one of 54 Water Resources Research Institutes in 1964, focuses on helping the University of Nebraska become an international leader in water research, teaching, extension and outreach.
Report: Nebraska continues to see modest groundwater decline
Unlike parts of Colorado and Kansas, Nebraska isn't in danger of running out of groundwater from the High Plains Aquifer anytime soon. But the largest source of usable water in the state is still on average below pre-pumping water levels.
Reviving the Platte basin ecosystem symposium this June
After a 15-year hiatus, the Crane Trust and Nebraska Water Center are reconvening the Platte River Basin Ecosystem Symposium this June.
The Water Sciences Laboratory has been providing professional services to businesses, academic researchers, and government entities since the early 1990s. Our client-base is diverse - just as the projects we are involved with.
The Water Sciences Laboratory (WSL) was established as a core research facility at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as part of the Nebraska Water Center in 1990. The facility was created to enhance and support NU water research as a state-of-the-art laboratory that could provide technical services and expertise in analytical and isotopic methods.
The Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska was founded in 2010 to address the global challenge of achieving food security with less stress on water resources through improved water management in agricultural and food systems.