facilitating water research and education
for the state of Illinois
IWRC is one of 54 programs funded by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) under the Water Resources Research Act of 1964 to promote and support the restoration, conservation, and best management of water resources in the United States and U.S. territories.
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REGISTRATION OPEN: Virtual Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium

January 6-7, 2022, the Algal Bloom Action Team is hosting a free Virtual Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium.  Last year’s event brought together over 890 educators and researchers from across the US to hear the latest HAB research and discussed ongoing outreach efforts. This year’s  symposium will feature emergent harmful algal bloom (HAB) research and provide a venue for moderated discussions regarding HAB research, outreach, and how information dissemination can be improv ...

Position Available: Research and Extension Coordinator (REC), University of Minnesota

Applications due by November 22, 2021. The Water Resources Center at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for a Research and Extension Coordinator (REC) to manage major grant programs, develop an independent research and/or Extension program, and assist WRC leadership with other strategic activities. This position is responsible for managing the Watershed Innovations (WINS) program and all USGS-funded programs. The position also coordinates activities funded by th ...

(PAST) 2-3PM, November 9 – Geothermal Illinois: Resilience Winter Webinar Series

Geothermal Energy: Federal Energy and Water Sustainability Requirements Energy Storage, Disaster Resiliency, and Sustainability Federal Models in Resiliency and Sustainability: At home and Abroad ** This event has passed. You can view the slides, recording, and find more information at the links below! ** Slides: Recording: Other links: https:// ...