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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.



orange bullet The April 2019 (Issue #166) issue of the Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education (JCWRE) is available.

orange bullet Read the Tennessee River Basin Network's May 2019 Newsletter.

orange bullet The April 2019 issue of the Watershed Science Bulletin is available. The Watershed Science Bulletin is an online, peer-reviewed journal featuring practical, science-based solutions to water resource problems.

orange bullet Read a new USGS Study: Massive changes over last 50 years in human influences that affect water quality.

orange bullet Read a new study by scientists at USGS: "Hormones and Pharmaceuticals in Groundwater Used As a Source of Drinking Water Across the United States."

orange bullet Read about the Tennessee Riverline, a vision for a continuous, multimodal system of trail experiences along the Tennessee River from its formation in Knoxville, TN, to its confluence with the Ohio River in Paducah, KY.

Training Programs

TNEPSC logoThe Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control training program for construction sites offers the following classes: Level 1 Fundamentals, Level 1 Recertification, Level 2 Design Principles for Erosion Prevention Control for Construction Sites, and Level 2 Recertification. For more information, click on the link.

TN Stormwater Management logoPermanent Stormwater Management Training is available to design engineers and architects as well as plan reviewers and other local municipal program personnel.

Upcoming Events

orange bullet 2D Hydrodynamic Modeling for Stream Restoration—TNWRRC is sponsoring a one-day training course on July 16, 2019 in Nashville, TN. Learn the River2D Model, freeware developed by the University of Alberta, including boundary surface development, finite element mesh design, and applying boundary conditions for hydraulic modeling. The cost is $425. Register here.

orange bullet AEES 19th Annual Meeting, June 3-6, 2019 in Asheville, NC

orange bullet UCOWR Annual Conference, June 11-13, 2013, Snowbird, Utah

orange bullet Southern Region Water Conference, July 23-25, 2019, College Station, Texas

orange bullet 2019 Tennessee River Basin Network Meeting, Tennessee River Basin Network, August 6-7, 2019, Guntersville, AL. Registration is open!

orange bullet UPCOMING WORKSHOP at UT: The Role of Runoff and Erosion on Soil Carbon Stocks: From Soilscapes to Landscapes Workshop, October 14, 2019, 8AM-Noon. The workshop is designed for graduate students and early career scientists with backgrounds in hydropedology, soil erosion, soil biogeochemistry, ecology, field methods, modeling, sensor technology, and/or analytical methods. Registration is required.

orange bullet Annual Conference Call for Presentations for SESWA 14th Annual Conference, October 9-11, 2019 - Chattanooga, TN—Deadline for submission March 8, 2019

orange bullet 2019 Tennessee Stormwater Association Conference, November 19-21, 2019 at Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns, TN—Call for Abstracts deadline is July 1, 2019.