State Water Resources Research Institute Program
to the WRRI Program!
Welcome to the State Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) Program page! 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
- Promotes technology
transfer and the dissemination and application of research results
- Provides for the
training of scientists and engineers through their participation in
- 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 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.
To find out more about the WRRI program, please use the links at the top and on the left.