Center for Water and the Environment
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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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Engineering jobs expected to grow through 2026
April 8, 2019
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that engineering fields will add over 135,000 more jobs to the current 1.6 million jobs through 2026. Read More...

Cerrato

Cerrato is co-author of award-winning paper
April 4, 2019
Dr. Jose Cerrato, Assistant Professor in the CCEE Department, his doctoral student Sumant Avasarala, and Dr. Abdulmehdi Ali, Senior Research Scientist in the UNM Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, were co-authors on the Best Paper of 2018 in the Environmental Technology category Read More...

Lozoya

Sergio Lozoya wins first place award for presentation at the Emerging Researchers National Conference
April 1, 2019
Sergio Lozoya wins first place award for presentation at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Washington, D.C. Read More...