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Feeding the World

Posted on April 1st, 2015

Feeding the World: Challenges to Water Quality & Quantity Thursday, April 9, Old Brick Church & Community Center, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. The Public Policy Center, in partnership with the UI Water Sustainability Initiative, is hosting a special session on the interface of food production, agriculture and water quality.  The symposium will include several speakers and […]

Water Talk

Posted on May 19th, 2014

One of Kajsa Dalrymple’s chores was to help wash the family’s fruits and vegetables with iodine-laced water every day — to an 8-year-old, it seemed like a boring, unnecessary job. Standing at the sink, she sighed and rolled her eyes. “Why do we have to do this?” she asked her mother. Her mother, a civil […]

Water Sustainability Courses

Posted on August 16th, 2013

Featured Course! Field Methods in Hydrologic Science is offered each spring semester for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. The course emphasizes hands-on experience with field equipment for students, including weekly laboratory experiences and multiple field trips during the semester. Curriculum includes both physical hydrologic and hydraulic measurements, and an introduction to environmental water-quality measurement and […]

Education

Posted on August 16th, 2013

Around the world, more and more people are recognizing the essential role of education in achieving sustainable development. At the University of Iowa students can pursue a Certificate in Sustainability, which provides the knowledge and skills to contribute to developing sustainable systems worldwide. A number of courses in a variety of university departments also open […]

Focusing on Water Sustainability

Posted on August 5th, 2013

The Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) brings together faculty affiliates from across the academic spectrum to work together to understand and address issues related to a subject that affects every man, woman, and child on the planet: water sustainability. The University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) began in 2009, when the university announced it would […]

About Us

Posted on August 5th, 2013

Our Mission The University of Iowa has recently established the Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) to advance research, education, and outreach activities regarding the stewardship and responsible management of our water resources. Working together, WSI faculty members will identify key challenges on a local, regional, and global scale regarding the availability, quality, reuse, health impacts of […]

Welcome

Posted on July 29th, 2013

… to the University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) We are the members of the University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative, working together as an interdisciplinary team with the hopes to develop sound strategies and technological solutions to meet the challenges facing society’s growing need for sustainable water resources and educate future generations of […]

Ward Earns Distinguished Mentor Award

Posted on May 21st, 2013

Adam Ward has been selected to receive the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Mentor Award, which is presented to University of Iowa faculty or professional and scientific staff who have mentored undergraduates as they complete research and creative projects. Current students nominate their mentors for this award. Ward is an assistant professor in the Department of […]