Water Resources Center

The Water Resources Center is affiliated with the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and University of Minnesota Extension.

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New Water Resources Center director announcedWRC New director

Jeffrey Peterson, a professor at Kansas State University, has accepted the position of director of the Water Resources Center, beginning in late August. In that role he'll guide the interdisciplinary center, encourage and strengthen the links among University water resources research and extension, and strengthen graduate education and training in water resources science.

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Onsite industry magazine Onsite Installer features UM Onsite Sewage Treatment Program specialist Sara Heger

Sara Heger didn't set out to be an expert in onsite wastewater treatment. It just turned out that way. As an engineer for the University of Minnesota Onsite Sewage Treatment Program, Heger spends her time providing education at professional conferences, consulting on troubled systems and working on projects to improve the industry.

From childhood on, her experiences lined up to mostly bring her back to where she began- working the ground. She understands the industry because she lives it, and after 16 years as a wastewater engineer she has a broad insight into the issues facing the industry.

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News and Upcoming Events

The Outsized Role of Earth's Largest Lakes

Moos Family Speaker Series on Water Resources

Lecture and discussion by Dr. Robert W. Sterner

April 30, 2015, 7:00 pm
St. Paul Student Center Auditorium
Free. Register at Freshwater.org

Minnesota Water Resources Conference 2015 Call for Abstracts

Building Minnesota’s Capacity for Climate Adaptation Conference

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Minnesota Water Resources Conference 2014

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