Welcome to the CSU Water Center!

Bill Burgos Seminar

January 30, 2017 | 4:00-5:00 pm | Lory Student Center, Room 304-306

This seminar will discuss a study that evaluated the impact of surface water disposal of oil and gas wastewater from centralized waste treatment plants upstream of the Conemaugh River Lake in western PA and the potential risks to drinking water and to the ecosystem services provided by this water source. Dr. Bill Burgos is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State University. This event is free and all are welcome to attend.

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Poudre River Forum

February 3, 2017 | Greeley, CO

This annual celebration of the Poudre River convenes the wide diversity of those who care about the river to learn more about it and collaborate on the goal of a healthy, working river. The CSU Water Center will sponsor a limited number of student registrations.

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Thirsty Land Film Screening

February 8, 2017 | Reception 5:30 pm | Screening 6:30 pm | LSC Theater

The CSU Water Center is hosting a screening of Thirsty Land, a film about extreme drought, agriculture, and the water crisis in the Western United States and how these challenges impact farmers, communities, and the environment. A reception with the film's producer will be held before the screening. This event is free and open to the public.

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Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention

January 25-27, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center | Denver, CO

The Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention is the premier water industry event in the state, attracting 500+ attendees that convene for networking and collaboration on the important water issues of the day. The CSU Water Tables event will be held in conjunction with this convention.

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Water Tables 2017

January 26, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center | Denver, CO

This year's theme is "Refilling the Leadership Reservoir." Join the CSU Morgan Library Water Resources Archive for an evening of stimulating dinner conversation led by established and emerging water professionals widely recognized for their excellent leadership qualities. This event is held in conjunction with the Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention.

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New Issue of Colorado Water Now Available

This issue provides a summary of each of the faculty projects funded by the CSU Water Center this year. Other articles discuss the Western Water Symposium and Barbecue, the Colorado Climate Center, and values-based negotiation in the context of the Colorado Water Plan.

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Sustainable Water Interdisciplinary Minor (SWIM)

The CSU Water Center's water minor program is open for enrollment! The purpose of this minor is to offer undergraduate students, regardless of their major, an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of the many dimensions of water management.

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MISSION: The CSU Water Center catalyzes excellence in water research, teaching, and engagement by fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and creative scholarship.

The CSU Water Center brings together a network of over 200 faculty members from various departments across the CSU campus and seeks to engage students and faculty in interdisciplinary research and to promote current water-related research, education, and engagement taking place at CSU.

A main focus area of the Water Center is to inform interested faculty, students, and community members of water related opportunities around the CSU campus and throughout the state of Colorado. We announce events, jobs and internships, research funding, and volunteer opportunities in our bi-weekly e-newsletter, The Current, as well as on our Facebook page. We also host and sponsor conferences, workshops, and seminars to highlight innovative water research and engage the CSU community.