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Urban Water Institute

Urban Water Institute

What is the Urban Water Institute?

Water has been identified as one of the most critical resources for the future. The Urban Water Institute at Kansas State University is a center of knowledge, research and engagement focused on sustainable water management in urban and urbanizing environments through promotion of treatment technologies, management approaches and public policy. Institute activities focus on creating lasting positive impacts in urban environments through integrated watershed management. The Institute accomplishes its mission through research and development, education and training, technology transfer, outreach, and service to society.

The Governor's Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas

View the latest draft of the Kansas Water Vision Plan released at the 2014 Governor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas.  For information about 2015 Regional Goal Public Input meetings or to submit comments about the plan, contact the Kansas Water Office.



Kansas State University's magazine, "Perspectives" recently dedicated a full issue to water. Read more and learn how K-State is making a difference.