Welcome to the University of Delaware Water Resources Center (DWRC)!

Come find out how you can join in the efforts of the DWRC and others to ensure that our water resources are managed well, for the benefit of future generations.

What's New?

Gerald Kauffman, Ph.D., new Director of the DWRC - Read his remarks here

WATER E-NEWS - March 2015 -
Volume 14, Issue 1 - Read online here

Gerald Kauffman, Ph.D., named Director of the DWRC, as Dr. Tom Sims approaches retirement. (Updated Director's Page coming soon)

Abstracts from the final reports of our 2013-14 undergraduate interns, as well as from many former intern reports, can be found here.


The DWRC co-sponsored the
2014 Regional Mie-Atlantic Water Conference
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdston, WV
September 24-25, 2014

Click here for the conference website

NIWR-USGS 2014 Partnership Brochure -
Read online here

CRS report on "Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements" - Read online here

WATER NEWS - Fall-Winter 2011 and Spring-Summer 2012 - Volume 12, Issues 1 & 2 - Read online here

Abstracts from the theses and disserations of our 2012-13 graduate students can be found here.


Visitors of all ages to the UD College of Agriculture and
Natural Resources' annual Ag Day can get their water-related
questions answered by DWRC-affiliated folks.

What is the DWRC?
The DWRC is a member of the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) - a national network of 54 state water resources research institutes affiliated with and sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). We have been a part of the University of Delaware since 1965 and are located today in the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Institute for Public Administration. We receive funding from USGS through Section 104 of the Water Resources Research Act of 1984. These funds support our efforts to work actively with other universities, agencies and organizations in Delaware to develop a statewide program designed to resolve state and regional water related problems.

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