Center for Water and the Environment
An NSF Crest Center

Watersheds

How watersheds work

Proper watershed management can reduce the impact forest fires and drought, and improve the quality and quantity of water from the Rio Grande headwaters.

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Treatment

Reverse Osmosis

Advanced treatment technologies can protect our environment and make contaminated water safe for drinking or other purposes.

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Energy and Water

Water Energy

Energy and water are intertwined.  Energy resource development can be limited by the availability of water, and water quality must be protected as energy resources are developed.

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Recent News

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Justin Nichols Awarded Competitive Pat Tillman Scholarship
June 18, 2018
Justin is among 60 individuals who represent the best and brightest from a group of thousands of talented applicants. Read More...

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Graduate Students in Dr. Gonzalez-Pinzon's Lab Win Awards at the 2018 Rocky Mountain AWWA Student Conference
June 14, 2018
Justin Nichols presented a 2-minute flash presentation titled "In-Situ Aquatic Sensor Networks: The Next Breakthrough to Understanding Nutrient Dynamics", at the 2018 Rocky Mountain AWWA student conference. Read More...

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New Graduate Student Justin Nichols Receives ASCE Outstanding Senior Award
June 14, 2018
Justin Nichols, who works on Dr. Gonzalez-Pinzon’s research team, received the New Mexico ASCE Outstanding Senior Award at the ASCE regional transportation conference on April 19, 2018. Read More...