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Professor identifies ‘hot spots’ of water quality violations

Professor identifies ‘hot spots’ of water quality violations Problems more frequent in low-income, rural areas of the nation While serious violations like those in the Flint, Michigan, crisis are rare, ensuring reliable access to safe drinking water poses challenges for communities across the country, according to a recent study led by a School of Social [...]

Professor identifies ‘hot spots’ of water quality violations 2018-07-10T15:46:58-07:00

Cape Town water crisis offers lessons for other cities

Countdown to Zero: no water and no hope – but are there options? Day Zero, when Cape Town, South Africa will run out of water, is fast approaching, and could come as soon as three months. Bottled water is already hard to come by, and dry pipes and forced rationing are imminent. The challenges facing Cape [...]

Cape Town water crisis offers lessons for other cities 2018-07-10T15:47:09-07:00

Application for Student Projects is Now Open for MWD’s Spring Green 2018

   For 11 years, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has hosted this special event. Open to the public and free to attend, the program is an opportunity for Metropolitan employees, along with other agencies, businesses, conservation organizations, and the educational community to highlight their role as the innovators and providers of environmentally-friendly programs, products [...]

Application for Student Projects is Now Open for MWD’s Spring Green 2018 2018-01-30T12:11:45-08:00

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Reuse, Water Scarcity, and Drought Grants Progress Review Meeting & Webinar

  EPA is hosting a two-day conference and webinar highlighting research from the Human and Ecological Health Impacts Associated with Water Reuse and Conservation Practices and National Priorities: Systems-Based Strategies to Improve the Nation’s Ability to Plan and Respond to Water Scarcity and Drought Due to Climate Change Request for Applications (RFA). Register today to participate in [...]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Reuse, Water Scarcity, and Drought Grants Progress Review Meeting & Webinar 2017-12-04T12:24:50-08:00

Middle School Challenge

Middle School Challenge Water UCI’s Middle School Challenge is more than just a program improving science education in schools – it is inspiring a generation of students to create their own imaginative solutions to our world’s greatest water challenges. View this video to learn more. Our goal is to raise $15,000 to fund the coming school year.The [...]

Middle School Challenge 2017-11-01T09:12:57-07:00

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the release of the National Priorities: Transdisciplinary Research into Detecting and Controlling Lead in Drinking Water Request for Applications (RFA)

Open Date: June 27, 2017 Close Date: August 15, 2017 The EPA, as directed by Congress and the FY17 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, is seeking applications proposing innovative research on detecting and controlling lead in drinking water. This RFA calls for research partnerships and collaborations with local communities that are potentially most vulnerable for exposures to [...]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the release of the National Priorities: Transdisciplinary Research into Detecting and Controlling Lead in Drinking Water Request for Applications (RFA) 2017-11-01T09:10:08-07:00

PHOTOS: 2017 H2O Conference

PHOTOS: 2017 H2O Conference On May 22-24, 2017, UCI Oceans, Water UCI, and the UCI Sustainability Initiative in partnership with the California Shore and Beach Preservation Association (CSBPA), Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project (SCWRP), and the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR) hosted the 2017 H2O Conference.  Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) was a two-day conference to [...]

PHOTOS: 2017 H2O Conference 2017-11-01T09:13:49-07:00

New Insights into the Issues Surrounding the Salton Sea by Dr. Tim Bradley

UCI Professor and Water UCI affiliate Timothy Bradley has released two new reports highlighting issues surrounding California's Salton Sea.     The Salton Sea is one of the most important and productive avian feeding sites on the Pacific Flyway. The Sea has been maintained for the past 110 years by runoff from agricultural fields irrigated [...]

New Insights into the Issues Surrounding the Salton Sea by Dr. Tim Bradley 2017-11-08T13:58:06-08:00

Water Infrastructure: California’s Aging Lifeline

Water Infrastructure: California's Aging Lifeline This event has passed. Please check our calendar to join us for future events. The cornerstone of ancient and modern civilization, water infrastructure is critical to ensuring a quality urban environment with sector linkages key to California’s $2 trillion economy. Water utilities are responsible for maintaining reliable water systems to ensure [...]

Water Infrastructure: California’s Aging Lifeline 2017-11-08T14:02:03-08:00