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Fall 2018 Field Experiences Recap

During the Fall 2018 semester, AUWRC staff worked with two classes to conduct field experiences, reaching nearly 60 students. We worked with the Live Green Save Green Freshmen Experience course and the Introduction to Environmental Engineering class.

Auburn University leads project to improve phosphorus management on farms

AUWRC Director and Biosystems Professor Dr. Puneet Srivastava and his research team will partner with Dr. Jasmeet Lamba, Assistant Professor in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Biosystems Engineering and lead investigator of the research, K.G. Karthikeyan, University of Wisconsin-Madison;

AUWRC Field Experiences Updates

Starting Spring Semester 2018, the Auburn University Water Resources Center (AUWRC) began offering field-based experiences for Auburn University classes. Our goal for the field experiences was to offer opportunities for experiential learning and to supplement traditional classroom education through outdoor

NRCS funds to demonstrate and promote best irrigation practices in Alabama

The project focuses on increasing the adoption of climate- and water-smart irrigation practices among Tennessee Valley farmers in Alabama and Tennessee. Click here for more information

WSFA – Auburn University lands huge grant for water research

WSFA reports on $5 million grant secured by the Auburn University Water Resources Center in collaboration with University of Florida, University of Georgia and Albany State University. Research will focus on the Floridian Aquifer and how to utilize it sustainably. Click here for

Auburn among 4 universities receiving $5 million grant to address SE water issues

Auburn is joining three other Southeastern universities in a $5 million research effort to help ensure water for agricultural production while maintaining healthy rivers and springs. Click here for the full story.

Alabama Water Watch celebrates 25th anniversary

The group is Alabama Water Watch, and as it celebrates a quarter-century of service, its challenge has never been greater: monitoring more than 132,000 miles of rivers and streams as well as more than 300 species of freshwater fish, along

AU researchers participate in SEC Water Conference

Three Auburn University researchers will be among more than 60 academic and governmental researchers to participate in the SEC Academic Conference to be held this month.  Eve Brantley, Extension specialist and associate professor, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science;

Research, education crucial weapons in battling drought

Battling drought Center uses outreach and research to mitigate dry weather In Alabama, farmers oftentimes say that, during the summer, they’re always 10 days from being in a drought. Improving drought preparedness is a goal of the Water Resources Center,

AWW Tiger Giving project a success!

Last fall, the AU Water Resources Center, in collaboration with the AU College of Agriculture’s Office of Communications and Marketing, developed a project to feature on Auburn University’s annual Tiger Giving fundraising drive. The project, Protect Alabama Waterways, was designed