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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2014 Faculty Fellow Awards Celebration
Join us to congratulate Dr. Jim Jawitz (Soil and Water Science) and Dr. Jon Martin (Geological Sciences), the 2014 recipients of the Water Institute Faculty Fellow Award!
Monday, October 20, 2014
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall
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