The Tennessee Water Resources Research Center (TNWRRC) is a federally designated state research institute supported in part by the U.S. Geological Survey. It serves as a primary link among water-resource experts in academia, government, and the private sector, and the diversity of its staff in terms of background and expertise enhances flexibility and positions the Center to establish productive partnerships. TNWRRC is housed within the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment (ISSE) at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Request for Pre-Proposals
TNWRRC is pleased to announce the USGS 104b RFP for FY 2020 has been issued. The Request for Pre-Proposals can be downloaded here A few steps have changed from previous submission requests. Please make sure you it carefully.
The deadline for submission of pre-proposals to TNWRRC is October 18, 2019. If you have any questions please contact Tim Gangware for more information.
Request for Proposals
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Nonpoint Source Program (TN-NPS) is seeking project proposals for funding from a grant provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) under section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act. Local (city/county) governments, interstate agencies, nonprofit organizations and institutions, colleges and universities, and agencies of state government are eligible to apply.
More information is available here. The deadline for submittal is: December 1, 2019
Lab with a View: In the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, UT engineering professor John Schwartz and his students are taking adventurous steps to ensure the quality of our water and air is in check. Dr. Schwartz is director of the TNWRRC. In this photo, John Schwartz and Taylor Blackstone are at their third collection point in the Smoky Mountains. Read more...
What’s in Your Stream? Get Online to Find Out!
Stream Quality Viewer Shows Contaminants, Nutrients, and Stream Health— A new update to an online interactive tool for learning about pesticides, nutrients, and overall stream health in major regions of the U.S. is available from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Regional Stream Quality Assessment. Users now can access results for the Northeast and Pacific Northwest regions, along with results for the Midwest and Southeast regions made available in 2018.
The Tennessee RiverLine Partnership developed an interactive survey – RiverGauge – designed to give individuals outside of our pilot communities an opportunity to share their own Tennessee River experiences and ideas for enhanced river access in their community. Here’s how you can help! Take the survey yourself, and encourage your friends, colleagues and fellow river advocates to do the same by sharing this message.