Thrust Areas Ecosystem Water Institute Classification Level
Water, Land Use and Ecosystems Water and Climate Water and Society Water Resources Sustainability Springs Wetlands Watersheds Aquifers Lakes Coastal Zone  Water Institute Classification 1  Water Institute Classification 2  Water Institute Classification 3  Water Institute Classification 4
Thrust Area: Water Resources Sustainability

The Water Resources Sustainability thrust area focuses on research that will promote the sustainable management of water resources. This concept refers to management in a way that will meet current water use and water quality needs without restricting future water availability and quality. Examples of research topics include:
  • Development of Alternative Water Supplies and Storage
  • Water Treatment, wastewater treatment, groundwater remediation
  • Water quality protection, management of groundwater recharge areas
  • Water Conservation, Reuse, Demand Management
  • Impacts of alternative energy on water resources

Water Resources Sustainability Projects