Nebraska Water Center

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.



The Nebraska Water Center Fall Water Conference will be held again this year.  On October 3 and 4, we’ll gather in Omaha to discuss the management of water resources in urban Nebraska.  The conference will look to learn from the past in order to prepare for the future. As...

Two visiting scholars joined the Water Sciences Lab this spring and will stay through Spring of 2024. Dr. Joyce Cristale, a researcher at the Center for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture in the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil will be housed at the Water Sciences Lab during her time at UNL. Her research...

By: Nebraska TodayPhoto: Craig Chandler | University Communication Eight years ago, the data was sound but only suggestive, the evidence strong but circumstantial. Now, DWFI Faculty Fellow Karrie Weber and colleagues, including Water Sciences Lab Director Dan Snow, have experimentally confirmed...

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The Water Sciences Laboratory

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.

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Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

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.

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