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. 

News from the Nevada Water Innovation Institute

Nevada Water Innovation Institute gains national recognition

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

From left to right: Ahmad Itani, associate vice president for research; Manos Maragakis, dean of the College of Engineering; Janusz Karwot, president of Rybnik Water Company; Jan Bondaruk, deputy director of Central Mining Institute; and Krishna Pagilla, director of the Nevada Water Innovation Institute, chair and professor of environmental engineering.

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

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

For more information

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

Cliff Lawson
Chair, NWII Board of Advisors
Deputy Director, Project Delivery
Nevada Department of Transportation