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Welcome to the Auburn University Water Resources Center

The mission of the Auburn University Water Resources Center is to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration among Auburn University faculty and staff on water-related research, outreach, and instruction; conduct innovative research to find practical solutions for current and future water issues and empower private citizens to become active stewards of water resources.

In 2008, the U.S. EPA designated Auburn University as a Center of Excellence for Watershed Management, enhancing Auburn’s efforts to address water quality and availability issues in Alabama and the region.

Latest News from the WRC Blog

Alabama River Basin

Written By: Laura Cooley, Jera Dills, Rachel McGuire and Sydney Zinner The Alabama River is considered the heart river of the state. The Alabama is the state’s longest river, flowing for 315 miles and draining 22,800 square miles (11% of the state via 18 counties)....

Meet Dr. Jose G. Vasconcelos

PROFESSOR OF WATER RESOURCES IN AUBURN UNIVERSITY'S CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTTell us about your background and current position. I was born in Brasilia, Brazil. I started my work in water resources via my undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering...