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Research Program


NWRI is an independent leader on funding research focused on water, wastewater, and water resources, including urban watershed issues. Our research program supports multi-disciplinary, multi-geographic projects throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Research Goals


The goals of our research program include:

Research Interests


There are four key areas of research that we support:

Research Results


To date, NWRI has invested over $17 million in research funding. The following achievements have resulted from these efforts:

For more information:


Click here to view currently funded projects.

Click here to view past projects.


Click here to learn how to apply for research funding.