Center for Water and the Environment
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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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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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Dr. Ricardo González-Pinzón’s team wins grant
November 8, 2018
Dr. Ricardo González-Pinzón’s team wins grant to support the Department of Energy’s mission to improve scientific understanding and prediction of the function of natural and managed watersheds Read More...

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Volunteers present at Navajo Nation Fair
November 7, 2018
Navajo Nation Fair was held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm in Window Rock, AZ. Read More...

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Dr. Cerrato's paper selected for collection
October 29, 2018
Dr. Jose M. Cerrato's paper has been selected for a collection of recently published papers that deserve more attention. Read More...