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Preventing, minimizing and mitigating the impacts from urban stormwater runoff through research

November 7, 2022

By John Bilotta

Through a unique collaboration, Minnesota is finding answers to priority questions about how urban stormwater runoff can be more effectively and efficiently managed....


Minnesota Water Resources Conference back in person; wide array of projects/research on tap

November 7, 2022

The 2022 Minnesota Water Resources Conference marked its in-person return to the St. Paul RiverCentre with an emphasis on the basics of water stewardship and care for the climate.


Hard winters and lasting floods: Managing Minnesota’s water in a changing climate

September 28, 2022

Does this summer’s flash drought mean I should install controlled drainage structures in my tile systems to better hold soil water in reserve for the next drought?


Five takeaways to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in watershed management

September 13, 2022

Many practitioners and educators who work in watershed management understand the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but there have so far been few spaces for conversation about what it means to advance DEI in watershed management.


WRS student Elizabeth Boor targets CECs in wastewater research

July 26, 2022

In the Water Resources Center’s Onsite Sewage Treatment Program, graduate student Elizabeth Boor isn’t afraid to get down and dirty. This summer she has been collecting septic tank sludge also known as “septage” as a key component to her thesis research.