WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH GRANT PROPOSAL
Project ID: VA2861
Title: Information Dissemination
Focus Categories: None, None
Start Date: 03/01/2001
End Date: 02/28/2002
Federal Funds: $53,860
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $110,411
Congressional District: 9th
Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
During the application period, the following information dissemination and outreach activities will be supported through 104 program include:
1. Editorial (personnel), printing and mailing cost for the Water Center's bimonthly newsletter, the Virginia Water Central. The Virginia Water Central is one of the Center's principal outreach programs and is distributed in hard copies and electronically in Virginia and other states. Current issue of the Virginia Water Central can be located on Water Center's website: (http://www.vwrrc.vt.edu/pdf/Final.Jan01Distiller.pdf). Past issues are posted on www.vwrrc.vt.edu.
2. Partial personnel cost for program development of the Service Training for Environmental Progress (STEP). STEP is a community outreach program of the Water Center. The Water Center staff works closely with community leaders to identify water-related problems, serve as a link between community and university faculty and students who will take on the projects, and seek sources of funding to support the ongoing program.
3. Personnel cost to maintain the Water Center's library of videos and slide shows. University faculty, students, local and state agency personnel and citizens are clients of the Water Center's library. The Water Center maintains a library and responds to numerous requests each month.