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IWR RFP Released

The Request for Proposals for the competitive NIWR (Section 104, WRRA) grant funded by the Institute for Water Resources, USACE has been released.

Jerry Schoen retires
Jerry Schoen retires

After 26 years with the Water Resources Research Center, Jerry Schoen retired on May 13th, 2016.

Competition to Solve Water Problems
Internal Erosion Poster

On March 31, the Bureau of Reclamation, in collaboration with other Federal and State agencies, will launch two Nation-wide prize “crowd-sourcing” competitions each with a $20,000 prize purse that seek better solutions to:

1.       Detect Internal Erosion in Earthen Dams, Canals, and Levees

2.       Pass Juvenile Fish Migrating Downstream Over or Around Tall Dams