Below is a list of water-related CSU:

  • academic departments
  • centers, institutes, and other entities
  • courses
  • student clubs

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Last updated October 24, 2018

All eight CSU colleges work in water

education and engagement around campus is further supported by 44 organizations

  • Center for Collaborative Conservation
  • Center for Energy Water Sustainability
  • Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes
  • Center for River & Stream Studies
  • Colorado Forest Restoration Institute
  • Colorado Water Institute
  • Confucius Institute
  • CSU Extension Water Program
  • CSU Water Center
  • CSU-CHILL National Weather Radar Facility
  • Energy Institute
  • Environmental Quality Laboratory
  • International Water Working Group
  • I-WATER (NSF)
  • One Water Solutions Institute
  • Sustainable Bioenergy Development Center
  • Water Resources Archive
  • Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Center for Sustainable Integrated Pest Management
  • Optimizing Agriculture’s Water Footprint Initiative
  • Soil, Water, & Plant Testing Laboratory
  • Western Center for Integrated Resource Management
  • Center for Disaster & Risk Analysis
  • Center for Public Deliberation
  • Institute for Society, Landscape, & Ecosystem Change
  • Public Lands History Center
  • Beverage Business Institute
  • Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Enterprise
  • Food Science & Human Health
  • Colorado Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
  • Environmental Learning Center
  • GetWet Observatory & Science Park
  • Larval Fish Laboratory
  • Natural Resources Ecology Laboratory
  • Center for Contaminant Hydrology
  • CLEAN Center
  • Colorado Climate Center
  • Colorado Stormwater Center
  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
  • Hydraulics Laboratory
  • International School for Water Resources
  • Urban Water Center
  • College of Natural Sciences Education & Outreach Center
  • Little Shop of Physics

and 17 student clubs.

  • American Fisheries Society
  • Colorado Water Sustainability Fellows
  • Eco Leaders
  • Ecosystem Science & Sustainability
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • Environmental Engineering Society
  • Environmental Health Student Association
  • Environmental Learning Center
  • Geo-Institute
  • Geosciences Club
  • Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)
  • Society of American Foresters
  • Society of Woman Environmental Professionals
  • Student Sustainability Center
  • Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF)
  • Watershed Club
  • Wildlife Society Student Chapter

CSU offers 183 water-related courses: 69 at the undergraduate level, 113 at the graduate level, and 1 MOOC

  • Advanced Soil Physics
  • Applied Advanced Water Resource Economics
  • Aquatic Insects
  • Crop & Soil Management Systems II
  • Economics of Outdoor Recreation
  • Environmental Fate of Pesticides
  • Environmental Soil Science Laboratory
  • Environmental Soil Sciences
  • Forest & Range Soils
  • Hydrus-1D Workshop
  • Internship Credits
  • Irrigation of Field Crops
  • Irrigation Principles
  • Landscape Grading & Drainage Studio
  • Landscape Irrigation
  • Landscape Irrigation
  • Landscape Irrigation & Water Conservation
  • Micrometeorology
  • Soil-Plant-Water Relations/Water Stress
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems Isotope Ecology
  • Water in the West
  • Water Law, Policy, & Institutions
  • Water Resource Economics
  • Comparative Environmental Politics
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Literature & Criticism
  • Environmental Policy & Administration
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Geography of Water Resources
  • International Environmental Politics
  • Political Theory & the Environment
  • Politics of Environment & Sustainability
  • Seminar in Environmental Policy
  • Sociology of Disaster
  • Sociology of Food Systems & Agriculture
  • Sociology of Water Resources
  • Sustainable Watersheds
  • Water, Society, & Environment
  • World Environmental History
  • Water, Civilization & Nature
  • Aquatic Vascular Plants
  • Limnology
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Ecology
  • Physiological Ecology of Marine Vertebrates
  • Stream Biology & Ecology
  • Stream Biology & Ecology Lab
  • Translocation in Plants
  • Tropical Ecology & Evolution
  • Ecosystem Ecology
  • Interdisciplinary Seminar in Ecology
  • Law & Sustainability
  • Sea Level Rise & a Sustainable Future
  • Water Resources Seminar
  • Water Sustainability in the Western US
  • Environmental Contaminant Modeling I
  • Environmental Contaminant Modeling II
  • Environmental Contaminants: Exposure & Fate
  • Environmental Health: Water & Food Safety
  • Advanced Biological Wastewater Processing
  • Advanced Biological Wastewater Processing
  • Advanced Topics in Environmental Engineering
  • Analysis of Urban Water Systems
  • Applied Hydraulic System Design
  • Aqueous Chemistry
  • Atmospheric Dynamics I
  • Basic Hydrology
  • Climate Dynamics: Ocean Variability
  • Coastal Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Computer-Aided Water Management & Control
  • Control of Floods & Droughts
  • Drainage & Wetlands Engineering
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Environmental Engineering Concepts
  • Environmental River Mechanics
  • Environmental Unit Operations: Treatment Design
  • Erosion & Sedimentation
  • GIS in Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Global Carbon Cycle
  • Global Hydrologic Cycle
  • Groundwater Engineering
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Groundwater Quality & Contaminant Transport
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Hydraulic Structures/Systems
  • Hydrometry
  • Infrastructure & Utility Management
  • Integrated Analysis of Coupled Water Issues
  • Interactions of the Ocean & Atmosphere
  • Introduction to Climate
  • Irrigation Systems Design
  • Irrigation Water Management
  • Land/Atmosphere Interactions
  • Large Scale Hydrology
  • Methods for Sustainable Water Supply
  • Microclimate
  • Modeling Watershed Hydrology
  • Modern Gas & Oil
  • Morphodynamic Modeling
  • Nonpoint Source Pollution
  • Ocean Modeling
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Physical Hydrology
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Pipeline Engineering & Hydraulics
  • Quantitative Eco-Hydrology
  • Remediation Systems – Subsurface Contamination
  • Risk Analysis of Water/Environmental Systems
  • River Basin Morphology
  • River Mechanics
  • Seepage & Earth Dams
  • Soil and Water Engineering
  • Special Topics in Hydraulics
  • Sprinkler & Trickle Irrigation Systems
  • Statistics for Environmental Monitoring
  • Stochastic Water & Environmental Systems
  • Stream Rehabilitation Design
  • Surface Water-Groundwater Interactions
  • Sustainable Water & Waste Management
  • Sustainable Water & Waste Management
  • Urban Stormwater Management
  • Wastewater Treatment Facility Design
  • Water & Wastewater Analysis
  • Water Control & Measurement
  • Water Engineering: International Development
  • Water Quality Analysis & Treatment
  • Water Quality Analysis & Treatment
  • Water Quality Modeling
  • Water Resource Systems Analysis
  • Water Resources Planning & Management
  • Wells & Pumps
  • Advanced Snow Hydrology
  • Advanced Topics in Hydrogeology
  • Applied Geophysics  
  • Biology & Diversity of Fishes
  • Coastal Environmental Ecology
  • Coastal Environmental Oceanography
  • Conservation Methods: Watershed sciences
  • Conservation of Fish in Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Cumulative Effects & Watershed Analysis
  • Data Issues in Hydrology
  • Earth Systems Ecology
  • Ecosystem Services: Theory & Practice
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental Issues: Water Resources
  • Eolian & Fluvial Transport Processes
  • Evapotranspiration
  • Fish Culture
  • Fish Physiology
  • Fisheries Ecology
  • Fishery Science
  • Fluvial Geomorphology
  • GIS Water Resource Applications
  • Groundwater Modeling
  • Hillslope Hydrology & Runoff Processes
  • Hydrogeology
  • Land Use & Water Quality
  • Land Use Hydrology
  • Modeling Watershed Hydrology
  • Natural Resource Inventory & Data Analysis
  • Oceanography
  • Off-Road Vehicle, River, & Winter Recreation
  • Riparian Ecology & Management
  • Seasonal Snow Environments
  • Seminar on Remote Sensing & GIS
  • Snow Hydrology
  • Snow Hydrology Field Methods
  • Special Uses Management
  • Sustainable Watersheds
  • Sustaining River Hydroecosystems for Aquatic & Riparian Biota
  • Travel Abroad: Marine Ecotourism – Bahamas
  • Water Law for Non-Lawyers
  • Water Quality for Wildland Managers
  • Water Quality Laboratory for Wildland Managers
  • Water Resource Development
  • Water Resource Development
  • Water-Based Recreation
  • Watershed Field Practicum
  • Watershed Management in Developing Countries
  • Watershed Measurements
  • Watershed Problem Analysis
  • Watershed Systems
  • Wetland Ecology & Restoration 
  • Wildlife Habitat Management on Private Land