Remaking America’s Urban Water Systems

October 30, 2014
Man in high boots wading through filtering pond

In Discovery Bay, Calif., researchers are studying how natural systems affect water quality and ecosystem health. Photo: David Sedlak

With a budget of nearly $40 million over five years,  Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure, or ReNUWIt, is the largest project on urban water ever funded by the National Science Foundation. The NSF’s goals are fundamental, systemic, and far-reaching changes in the United States’ aging urban water infrastructure. 
Read the story in Breakthroughs, the magazine of the College of Natural Resources.