Florida’s burgeoning human population and vulnerability to both climatological and anthropogenic changes in the water cycle make the State a unique living laboratory to develop new knowledge and test solutions to global water problems. In recognition of the importance of water issues and the need to address them in a new interdisciplinary manner, the University of Florida (UF) established a campus-wide interdisciplinary Water Institute in May 2006.

Engineering, policy, and legal solutions developed in Florida provide a model for others, both nationally and internationally. We envision a Water Institute at UF committed to addressing Florida issues while being recognized for providing solutions, science, and education for national and global water resource problems.

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Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series
Speaker: Ryan Bailey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University
Title:  "Simulating water flow and solute transport in coupled groundwater-surface water systems using SWAT-MODFLOW"
Date: 5/2/2017      Time: 10:00 AM  - 11:00 AM
Location: 122 Rogers Hall
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