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 2024 Water and Natural Resources Tour, “Discovering southeast Nebraska,” took industry experts to explore water practices in the region. Hosted by the Nebraska Water Center and Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, the Tour featured projects and challenges faced by the Nemaha...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, has selected 9 educators from around the country to receive the 2024 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. The award winner from EPA Region 7 is Lee Stover, a science...

This spring, the Water Sciences Laboratory installed equipment to expand its research capabilities in stable isotope testing. The new instrument, known as a compound specific isotope analyzer (CSIA), will allow the Water Sciences Laboratory to create new methods in measuring isotope composition of...

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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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