West Virginia Water Research Institute


West Virginia Water Research Institute

Type Research Center
Website wvwri.wvu.edu
Location Morgantown, West Virginia United States of America United States of America
Functions Education and training, Research
Tags environment water
Summary Significant water resource issues in West Virginia include impacts from energy (coal, oil, and gas) extraction (mine water discharges, hydraulic fracturing), industrial sources (electric power generation, manufacturing, chemical storage tank leakages), inadequate wastewater infrastructure, storm water discharges and floods. The West Virginia Water Research Institute develops water research priorities with oversight and guidance from the West Virginia Advisory Committee for Water Research.

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WVWRI · 17 March 2021 English

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