New Engineering Dean at USU
The UWRL is pleased to welcome Utah State University professor and administrator Jagath Kaluarachchi as the new dean of the USU College of Engineering. As noted in the College of Engineering news release, Dr. Kaluarachchi brings extensive expertise and le...
UWRL presented with an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International
The UWRL recently received an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International for testing that led to improvements to ASTM's D6459 Test Method for Determination of Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Performance in Protecting Hillslopes from Rai...
Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends
With an ever-growing human population and its inherent demand for water, there is a critical need to monitor water resources. New technology could make it more feasible than ever to measure changes in the water flow of rivers.
Adel Abdallah receives AWWA Intermountain Section Diversity Award
The American Water Works Association Intermountain Section has selected USU/UWRL graduate student Adel Abdallah to receive their 2018 Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship...
USDA/ARS and Aggieair Research Featured in the December 2017 issue of USDA's AgResearch Magazine
USDA AgResearch magazine recently featured ongoing precision agriculture research that incorporates AggieAir's advanced scientific remote sensing technology and...
December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available
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 publication of the Utah Center for Water Resources Resear...
Viticulture from Space: USU-NASA Study Analyzes Vineyard Water Use
In drought-prone Central California, grape producers are looking for new ways to improve crop production with less water
Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam
Dr. Michael Johnson is a leading expert in experimental hydraulics and chief engineer on the Oroville model study.
David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing
Dr. Tarboton will lead a team of hydrologists to improve HydroShare
UWRL welcomes four new faculty members
The Utah Water Research Laboratory is excited to welcome four new faculty members this year. Take a minute to get to know them better...
Discovery Canada Films at Water Lab
Daily Planet TV show to air special on Oroville spillway model
Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium
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
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
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
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
Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam
Utah Water Research Lab team Constructs scale model of Oroville Dam spillway
Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board
Utah Governor Gary Herbert has appointed UWRL researcher, Randy Martin, to the UT Air Quality Board
Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 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 all USU Civil & Environmental engineering graduates
UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships
Several CEE and UWRL Students take home the 2017 AWWA Scholarship awards
Student, Mahyar Aboutalebi, wins J. Paul Riley AWRA Paper Competition
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
The Spring Runoff Conference, hosted by the USU Water Initiative, is held annually on the Campus of Utah State University
Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
The new 'BluJay' line of all-electric aircraft represents the latest in UAV technology
AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform
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
Dr. Blake Tullis is a leading authority on spillway design and was contacted by national media to gain a clearer explanation of the situation
UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies
Environmental engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination
UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water
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 "Creating Tomorrow" Magazine
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
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
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 Conservancy.
Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL
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 planned labyrinth weir spillway modifications the Corps...
Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD Student Wins Major Award
CEE's Caleb Buahin wins best paper award at 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling & Software in Toulouse, France
Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards
UWRL graduate student Caleb Buahin has won a number of prestigious awards recently based on his outstanding academic performance and accomplishments.
UWRL Director Mac McKee Named Friend of UCOWR
Mac McKee, UWRL Director, was recently named a Friend of UCOWR at the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference awards ceremony held n Pensacola Beach, Florida in June
Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL
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
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
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
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, 2016.
PhD Student, Ayman AlAfifi, Receives First Place in 2016 J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition
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 Improve River and Riparian Habitat Quality."
USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 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 Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards
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
UWRL Researchers Among Those Chosen to Receive Part Of An EPA Grant Totaling
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 is split between five proposals nationwide.
Dr. Tarboton to Speak at College of Engineering Research Awards Ceremony
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
Winning the Water War Starts with Winning the Battle on Data
How Plants Can Make Stormwater Cleaner
Ever wondered what happens to the surge of stormwater you see racing down your street?
Water Lab Helps Las Vegas Community Solve Supply Problem