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Oroville Dam scale model at the UWRL helps test repair plans before construction

Oroville Dam scale model at the UWRL helps test repair plans before construction

Jun. 15, 2017

A news story about recent media coverage of the Oroville Dam spillway model built at USU's Utah Water Research Laboratory...

Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board

Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board

May. 30, 2017

Utah Governor Gary Herbert has appointed UWRL researcher, Randy Martin, to the UT Air Quality Board...

Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 2017

Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 2017

May. 10, 2017

USU's office of Research and Graduate Studies has named Mac McKee the Collge of Engineering's Faculty Researcher of the year....

Congratulations to 2017 USU Engineering Graduates

Congratulations to 2017 USU Engineering Graduates

May. 07, 2017

Congratulations to all USU Civil & Evironmental engineering graduates...

UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships

UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships

Mar. 28, 2017

Several CEE and UWRL Students take home the 2017 AWWA Scholarship awards...

Student, Mahyar Aboutalebi, wins J. Paul Riley AWRA Paper Competition

Student, Mahyar Aboutalebi, wins J. Paul Riley AWRA Paper Competition

Mar. 24, 2017

Mahyar Aboutalebi was selected as a winner and scholarship recipient in the J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition....

2017 Spring Runoff Conference

2017 Spring Runoff Conference

Mar. 02, 2017

The Spring Runoff Conference, hosted by the USU Water Initiative, is held annually on the Campus of Utah State University...

AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform

AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform

Feb. 16, 2017

The AggieAir research team unveiled the new BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) during the GRAPEX conference...

UWRL Professor Provides Perspective to National Media on Threats to Oroville Dam Spillway

UWRL Professor Provides Perspective to National Media on Threats to Oroville Dam Spillway

Feb. 13, 2017

Dr. Blake Tullis is a leading authroity on spillway design and was contacted by national media to gain a clearer explanation of the situation...

UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water

UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water

Feb. 10, 2017

Environmental engineer researchers at the UWRL have developed a new genetic tool in identifying the bacteria that releases contaminating arsenic in water supplies....

UWRL Environmental Engineers featured in

UWRL Environmental Engineers featured in "Creating Tomorrow" Magazine

Oct. 15, 2016

Dr. Beth Neilson and her team were featured in the College of Engineering's 2016 annual magazine Creating Tomorrow about their research in Alaska....

Blake Tullis Receives Prestigious ASDSO Award

Blake Tullis Receives Prestigious ASDSO Award

Sep. 16, 2016

Dr. Blake Tullis was recently selected to receive the 2016 ASDSO Terry L. Hampton Medal....

AggieAir Helps Find the Fish when Yellow Creek Runs Dry

AggieAir Helps Find the Fish when Yellow Creek Runs Dry

Sep. 06, 2016

A recent KSL News story highlighted a research project ongoing at Yellow Creek along the Utah/Wyoming border that includes state agencies from both states, along with federal agencies and the Nature C...

Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL

Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL

Sep. 02, 2016

Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers design and construction team for the Lake Isabella Dam Restoration Project visited the UWRL for another look at the large 1:45 scale model of the ...

Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards

Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards

Jul. 26, 2016

UWRL graduate student Caleb Buahin has won a number of prestigious awards recently based on his outstanding academic performance and accomplishments....

Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL

Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL

Jul. 14, 2016

UWRL Director, Mac McKee, hosted Dr. Hossam El-Din M. Moghazy on a tour of the Utah Water Research Laboratory facilities on Thursday, July 14, 2016...

UWRL Director, Mac McKee, named a 2016 Friend of UCOWR

UWRL Director, Mac McKee, named a 2016 Friend of UCOWR

Jun. 22, 2016

Mac McKee, UWRL Director, was recently named a Friend of UCOWR at the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference awards ceremony held this year in Pensacola Beach, Florida....

Randy Martin's Ozone Study Featured on KSL News

Randy Martin's Ozone Study Featured on KSL News

Jun. 15, 2016

Dr. Martin was recently featured in a KSL news story that explains more about this important research....

Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

May. 31, 2016

A delegation from Argentina that included representatives working in irrigation and water resources policy and management in the Mendoza province visited the Utah Water Research Laboratory on May 31, ...

PhD Student, Ayman AlAfifi, Receives First Place in 2016 J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition

PhD Student, Ayman AlAfifi, Receives First Place in 2016 J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition

May. 10, 2016

CEE and UWRL PhD student Ayman AlAfifi won first place in the recent American Water Resources Association Utah Chapter student paper competition for this presentation titled: "Systems Modeling to Impr...

UWRL Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards

UWRL Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards

Apr. 29, 2016

UWRL faculty members, Blake Tullis, Beth Neilson, and Ryan Dupont, are recognized for their teaching and mentoring at the 2016 College of Engineering Faculty Awards...

USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 2016

USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 2016

Apr. 29, 2016

A team of USU civil engineering students emerged as the winners at the annual Water and Environment Federation of Utah (WEAU) Student Design Competition on Friday, April 29th in St. George, Utah....

UWRL Researchers Among Those Chosen to Receive Part Of An EPA Grant Totaling

UWRL Researchers Among Those Chosen to Receive Part Of An EPA Grant Totaling

Apr. 20, 2016

R. Ryan Dupont and several other UWRL and USU faculty members will study the feasibility of harvesting stormwater to recharge underground aquifers as part an EPA grant that totaled $3.3 million and i...

Dr. Tarboton to Speak at College of Engineering Research Awards Ceremony

Dr. Tarboton to Speak at College of Engineering Research Awards Ceremony

Apr. 14, 2016

Dr. David Tarboton, Robins Awards Researcher of the Year for 2015, will be giving a presentation titled "HydroShare: Advancing collaborative and data intensive hydrologic research"...

Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply

Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply

Mar. 03, 2016

Winning the Water War Starts with Winning the Battle on Data...

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