NIWR Program (Effects of CC on Snowpack; Hyporheic Exchange Truckee River; Tamarisk Water Use; LV Water System Resiliency)

Affiliation(s) PI Project period Funded by
DHS Warwick, John J. 03/01/2011 - 02/28/2013 DOI - US Geological Survey

Project Description

State Water Resources Research Institute Program: This program, authorized by section 104 of the Water Resources Research Act of 1984, is a Federal-State partnership which: * Plans, facilitates, and conducts research to aid in the resolution of State and regional water problems * Promotes technology transfer and the dissemination and application of research results * Provides for the training of scientists and engineers through their participation in research * Provides for competitive grants to be awarded under the Water Resources Research Act The state water resources research institutes authorized by the Act are organized as the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR). NIWR cooperates with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in establishing total programmatic direction, reporting on the activities of the Institutes, coordinating and facilitating regional research and information and technology transfer, and in operating the NIWR-USGS Student Internship Program.