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December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available

December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available

Dec. 07, 2017

The December 2017 issue of the Water bLog Newsletter is now available. This issue explores water related processes from microscopic nanoparticles to regional drought monitoring. The Water bLog is a pu...

David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing

David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing

Sep. 29, 2017

Dr. Tarboton will lead a team of hydrologists to improve HydroShare...

UWRL welcomes four new faculty members

UWRL welcomes four new faculty members

Sep. 05, 2017

The Utah Water Research Laboratory is excited to welcome four new faculty members this year. Take a minute to get to know them better......

Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium

Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium

Jul. 17, 2017

The iUTAH team presented a symposium as they finish up their 5-year NSF-funded mission. Read more and find a link to a related Herald Journal article....

David Rosenberg received an EWRI award for Best Associate Editor

David Rosenberg received an EWRI award for Best Associate Editor

Jun. 27, 2017

UWRL Faculty member David Rosenberg recently received an award at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Sacramento, CA....

ASCE recently featured an article on improving flow from irrigation splitter boxes

ASCE recently featured an article on improving flow from irrigation splitter boxes

Jun. 23, 2017

Article on how to improve flow from irrigation splitter boxes recently featured and made available for free for a limited time in ASCE SmartBrief and ASCE Weekly....

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

USU's Utah Water Research Laboratory has built a 1:50 scale physical model of the failed Oroville Dam spillway to help designers test repair plans...

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, ...

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