• 6 Nov
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    IWR Featured at 2017 AutumnFest

    IWR was a featured exhibit at the 2017 AutumnFest hosted by the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Our team had a great time educating visitors about nonpoint source pollution and water quality improvements in the Red Cedar […]

  • 21 Jun
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    EnviroImpact Launches

    IWR and partners released Michigan EnviroImpact, an online tool that provides users with regularly updated forecasts for surface manure runoff risk. The tool allows users to create email and text message alerts that notify them of significant predicted runoff risk […]

  • 26 May
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    IWR Presents Online Tools at IAGLR

    Staff from the Institute of Water Research presented three online tools at the 2017 International Association of Great Lakes Research Conference held in Detroit, MI. Jason Piwarski, along with partners from Michigan Sea Grant and MSU Extension shared the […]

  • 27 Apr
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    Ice Cream Aquifers Returns to Science Festival

    The Institute of Water Research returned to the Michigan State University Science Festival this year, highlighting the importance of groundwater through an interactive “Edible Ice Cream Aquifers” session. Roughly 100 participants made their own “aquifer” out of ice cream, […]

  • 20 Apr
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    Associate Director opening at the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center

    The Water Resources Center at the University of Minnesota is searching for a new Associate Director. Required qualifications include a Master’s degree or equivalent in a water-related field (PhD preferred) and experience managing budgets and staff. The Associate Director […]

  • 14 Apr
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    Bulletin on Home Water Treatment Available

    A bulletin on A Guide to Home Water Treatment is now available. The 8-page Extension bulletin discusses various home treatment systems to help reduce contaminants such as heavy metals, inorganic compounds, and pathogens. The bulletin discusses the pros and cons […]

  • 8 Feb
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    New Director Appointed at IWR

    Darrell W. Donahue, chair of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering since July 2015, has been named director of the Michigan State University’s Institute of Water Research (IWR). His appointment is effective immediately. He replaces Jon Bartholic who […]

  • 1 Feb
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    Congratulations to Jon Bartholic

    In January 2017, Jon Bartholic retired as Director of the Institute of Water Research. Dr. Bartholic joined the Departments of Crop and Soil Sciences, Resource Development, and the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station in 1978 as Professor.  He later became […]

  • 13 Jan
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    Happy Retirement to Cindy Brewbaker

    Cindy Brewbaker retired from the Michigan State University Institute of Water Research (IWR) in January 2017. We deeply miss her presence at the office and wish her a relaxing retirement – she deserves it! Brewbaker worked at the university […]

  • 9 Jan
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    Sensitive Areas included in State of the Great Lakes Report

    The recently released Michigan Sensitive Areas Identification System (SAIS) was featured in the 2016 State of the Great Lakes Report, prepared by the Michigan Office of the Great Lakes. View the full report here.

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