Utah Water Research Laboratory

The Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) is a stand-alone facility located at Utah State University (USU) on the Logan River, Logan, Utah. The UWRL operates within an academic environment and collaborates with government and private sectors to address technical and societal aspects of water-related issues, including quality, quantity, distribution, and conjunctive use. This is accomplished through providing more than 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory, computer, and office space.

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. MacMcKee and Ambassador from PeruOn Friday, September 12th 2014, Harold Forsyth Mejia, Ambassador of Peru to the United States met in Salt Lake City with Dr. Christine Hailey, Dean of the College of Engineering at USU, and Dr. Mac McKee, Director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL), to sign a four-year interinstitutional technical cooperation agreement that will combine the resources of the Utah Water Research Laboratory with the National Water Authority of the Republic of Peru (the Authority) to jointly design and establish an applied water research capability.

Dr. Jeffery HorsburghDr. Jeff Horsburgh earns "Early Career Excellence Award" and NSF Award





Dr. David E. RosenbergDr. David E. Rosenberg was a featured speaker at USU's TEDx event in November 2013.





Dr. Michael C. JohnsonDr. Michael C. Johnson designs new valve for Logan Canyon Hydro Plant






Dr. Bethany NeilsonDr. Bethany Neilson studies the impact that weather patterns, animals, and plants have on the water and the flow