Organization profile

Organization profile

The Water Resources Center (WRC) provides leadership in freshwater management through cutting-edge research, educational opportunities for students and professionals, and community outreach. For students, WRC provides a critical link to water-resources professionals and access to all the University’s water-related programs. For citizens and professionals, WRC provides oversight of community-based programs and training and assistance with issues related to impaired waters, stormwater management, agricultural practices and global water issues.

Authorized by Congress as one of the nation’s 54 water resources research institutes, we also connect the research expertise at the University to research problems at the national level.


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    John P Bilotta

    Person: Research Support

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    Sara F Heger

    Person: Researcher

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    Joel P Larson

    Person: Executive, Administrative, and Managerial



    Research Output

    The Future of Minnesota Drinking Water: A Framework for Managing Risk

    Calow, P., Lewandowski, A. M., Levers, L. & Kirby, E., Feb 3 2020, 46 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Buying water for the environment: A hydro-economic analysis of Salton Sea inflows

    Levers, L. R., Skaggs, T. H. & Schwabe, K. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Agricultural Water Management. 213, p. 554-567 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations


    Simulation Data From Aistrup et al. Sustaining the Ogallala Aquifer Manuscript

    Aistrup, J. A., Bulatewicz, T., Kulcsar, L. J., Peterson, J. M., Steward, D. R., Welch, S. M., Data Repository for the University of Minnesota, 2017