News

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI) seeks a Director of its new Safe Drinking Water Research and Policy Program, an initiative launched a year ago that builds on NEMWI’s long-standing Toward Sustainable Water Information Program. The position is the principal scientist and director of NEMWI’s research on safe drinking water, including lead in drinking water, as well as on broader water quality and water monitoring research and policy analysis.
  • Friday, January 6, 2017
    The National Institutes of Water Resources and U.S. Geological Survey have announced the Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program (104g) for Fiscal Year 2017.
  • Monday, May 23, 2016
    The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) requests proposals for grants to support applied investigations in select topic areas.
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    Pharmaceuticals, hormones and personal care products associated with everyday household activities are finding their way into groundwater through septic systems in New York and New England, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    For the past decade, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological Survey (AGS) in efforts to build an inventory of Afghanistan’s water resources. A new fact sheet details how these efforts help the country quantify and monitor its water resource.
  • Sunday, July 6, 2014
    PEMBROKE, N.H.--Nearly three-in-ten well-water samples tested from southeast New Hampshire contained metals at concentrations that exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency drinking-water standards and guidelines, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study.