Nevada Water Innovation Institute

Collaborative solutions to Nevada's water needs

Through innovative research and strategic partnerships, the Nevada Water Innovation Institute is solving water problems and promoting economic growth in the Truckee Meadows.

Upcoming events

NWII to host Partnering for Impact 2020 Water Forum

NWII and its founders will host the Partnering for Impact 2020 Water Forum on March 31, 2020 at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada in conjunction with the Nevada and California Water Environment Association Annual Conference. The event will feature over 100 leaders from water sector and will address how partnering can help challenges of innovation, collaboration, and workforce development in the water sector. 

NWII to host the 17th International Water Association’s Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies

NWII will host the 17th International Water Association’s Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies from June 1 through 5, 2020 at the Nugget Casino Resort, Sparks, Nevada. Over 500 delegates from nearly 30 countries are likely to participate in this major international water conference. 

News from the Nevada Water Innovation Institute

Graduate research project honored at the Water Environment Federation’s annual conference

The research, conducted locally, helps evaluate the role of potable water reuse in the Truckee Meadows

Researchers Dr. Krishna Pagilla, Laura Haak and Vijay Sundaram standing, smiling and holding up awards.

Nevada Water Innovation Institute and Polish partners sign collaboration agreement

Sharing knowledge and expertise for water infrastructure needs and economic growth

Nevada Water Innovation Campus hosts Nevada Water Forum

Nevadan agencies and utilities collaborate with University faculty to plan Nevada's successful water future

New multi-agency water partnership to address regional challenges

University of Nevada, Reno leads effort to provide solutions to sustainable clean water

For more information

Krishna Pagilla
NWII Director
Ralph E. & Rose A. Hoeper Engineering Professor
Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno
pagilla@unr.edu
(775) 682-7918

Cliff Lawson
Chair, NWII Board of Advisors
Deputy Director, Project Delivery
Nevada Department of Transportation
clawson@dot.nv.gov
775-888-7440