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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6th UF Water Institute Symposium -- REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
February 6-7, 2018
J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus
UF Water Institute Seminar Series
Speaker: Dr. Sanjay Shukla, Professor, IFAS Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, University of Florida
Title:  "2017 UF Water Institute Faculty Fellow Seminar"
Date: 1/11/2018      Time: 2:30 PM  - 3:30 PM
Location: 3320 J. Wayne Reitz Union
Seminar Series Title:  Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Masaki Hyashi, Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer for 2018, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Physical Hydrology, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Canada
Title:  "Alpine Hydrogeology: The Critical Role of Groundwater in Sourcing the Headwaters of the World"
Date: 2/20/2018      Time: 4:00 PM  - 5:00 PM
Location: Chamber, J. Wayne Reitz Union
Seminar Series Title:  Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar
Speaker: Dr. David Kaplan, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida
Title:  "2017 Water Institute Faculty Fellow Seminar"
Date: 3/21/2018      Time: 2:30 PM  - 3:30 PM
Location: 3320 J. Wayne Reitz Union
Seminar Series Title:  Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar
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