Nebraska Water Center

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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 is now accepting pre-proposals for the 2024 USGS 104b funding call. 104b awards are geared towards early-career faculty who are conducting research in Nebraska that has unique applications both within and outside of the state. These awards are one-year grants that are...

Join the Nebraska Water Center and Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District on June 17 and 18 as we get up close and personal with water and natural resources in southeast Nebraska. Experience the unique landscape and local charms of southeast Nebraska, where water and natural...

A new publication in the American Chemical Society’s ES&T Water journal highlights early achievements and observations made possible through the Know Your Well project. The paper reports how youth-led citizen science can improve monitoring coverage, provide data, and integrate local communities...

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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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