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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

Lead in drinking water
Glass of water

With the Flint Michigan news about lead in drinking water so prominent, we are sharing information passed along from the Massachusetts Water Resources Commission.

WRRC-funded research in the news
Brian Yellen working on the Deerfield River

This 2010 research project awarded to Dr. David Boutt was recently highlighted in the news:
http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/daily-dam-releases-massachusetts%E2%80%99