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.

NWII in the news

News 4 Reno covered NWII's research on the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Truckee Meadows. Krishna Pagilla explains the research in this video clip.

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News from the Nevada Water Innovation Institute

Washoe County Commissioner recognized for support of water security and resiliency

Water Environment Federation names Vaughn Hartung its 2020 Public Official for his leadership and support of University’s Nevada Water Innovation Institute

View of a beach and the blue water of Lake Tahoe

University partners with cities to study COVID-19 virus prevalence in wastewater

College of Engineering leads wastewater environmental surveillance in the Truckee Meadows

Water research leads to prestigious scholarship

Environmental Engineering Ph.D. candidate Lydia Peri recently earned the Water Environment Federation’s WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship for her work in water purification.

Nevada Water Innovation Institute gains national recognition

Sustainable water management for economic growth and enriching the natural water environment

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