Welcome to the WRRC

The Water Resources Research Center supports research, education, and outreach on water resources issues of state, regional, and national importance.

The Environmental Analysis Laboratory (EAL)

The Environmental Analysis Laboratory (EAL) provides inorganic chemical analysis of water for University researchers, public agencies, and other publicly-supported clients to support environmental research, management, and monitoring activities, and has a particular strength in the analysis of trace levels of phosphorus.

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In the news

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Modeling Barrier Impacts on Fish Habitat in River Ecosystems
Join us for an insightful session with Dr. Piotr Parasiewicz, who will explore the significant effects of barriers on river ecosystems and fish habitats. Learn about innovative strategies for aquatic conservation and how we can contribute to sustaining our riverine environments for future
April 24, 2024
Watch Now: Exploring Microplastics Symposium Recording Available!
Join leading experts as they delve into the impacts, solutions, and policy perspectives on microplastics. Don't miss out on this invaluable resource for understanding and addressing microplastic pollution!
April 17, 2024
Watch Now: 'Of Water Wars and Climate Change' Webinar Recording!
Check out our latest webinar recording to learn more about the important link between water management problems and the effects of climate change. Gain valuable insights and explore potential strategies for addressing these pressing issues.
March 22, 2024

Upcoming Events

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Aug 19 8:00 am - Aug 21 5:00 pm ET (Multiday)
2024 Institute in Drinking Water Treatment

The Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) is proudly recognized as one of the 54 institutes resulting from the Water Resources Research Act. We extend our sincere appreciation to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) for their continued support and collaboration, which have been instrumental in fulfilling our mission to advance water science and research.