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: Dr. Peter Groffman, Senior Scientist & Microbial Ecologist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Title: "The Bio-Geo-Socio-Chemistry of Nitrogen in Urban Watersheds, presented at the 15th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum"
Date: 9/18/2014     Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Grand Ballroom J. W. Reitz Union
Sponsored By:  Soil and Water Science Department
2014 Faculty Fellow Awards Celebration
Monday, October 20, 2014
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall
2015 Water Institute Graduate Fellow (WIGF) Program Request for Proposals

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