WRRC hiring Grad Students

The Water Resources Research Center on the UMass Amherst campus is looking for one or two graduate students to assist research on the Blackstone River.

NIWR announces first student travel award to UCOWR conference

The National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) is pleased to announce funding to support a student from each of its 8 regions to attend the UCOWR/NIWR Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado June 13-15, 2023.

Pre-Proposals Requested for FY23 WRIP grants

This year the WRRC is soliciting pre-proposals for the USGS Fiscal Year 2023 Water Resources Research Act Program Base Grants.

Announcing New WRRC Director

The Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is pleased to welcome our new Director, Dr. Timothy Randhir, a Full Professor with the Department of Environmental Conservation in the College of Natural Sciences.


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USGS publishes Water Resources Research Act Program Priorites

Find out the current status, development opportunities, and priorities for 2020-30 of the USGS Water Resources Research Act Program

Make sure water in your pipes is fresh

During the COVID-19 pandemic, some buildings have little or no water running through the pipes, which can results in problems. MassDEP has issued guidance regarding the issue of stagnant water in buildings.

USGS 104g RFP for Water Resources Research Open

The FY2020 National Competitive Grants (104g) RFP for Water Resources Research has been posted on the USGS WRRA web site (

2020 National Water Center Innovators Program: Summer Institute Applications are Open!

The Summer Institute is a unique program which brings together graduate students, academic researchers, and National Water Center staff to work on projects designed to improve water-related products and decision-supported services.

WRIP RFP released for FY20

The Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center invites research proposals for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Annual Water Resources Institute Program for Fiscal Year 2020.