News/Stories Archives

May 28, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

Press Spotlight: Rising Seas Threaten Septic Systems

In a recent Washington Post interview, our Water Resources Center Associate Director Michael O'Driscoll discussed the alarming impact of rising water tables due to climate change on septic systems. This...

May 14, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

Breaking Boundaries in Geoscience: Introducing new LITGEO Program Opportunities for Students

We're thrilled to announce the launch of the new NSF-sponsored LITGEO project at the Water Resources Center. This program is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at fostering diversity, inclusivity, and community-driven...

May 10, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

Water quality assessment during tourist swimming and non-swimming seasons in coastal areas

To protect public health, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has been conducting regular water testing since 1997 to determine the amount of fecal matter in coastal environments. Using the...

Apr 21, 2024
  • ecuwater

Earth Day Film Showing & Panel Discussion

Join us this Earth Day for a special showing of the film Inundation District! Following the film, we invite you to take part in a discussion of the impacts of...

Apr 08, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

WRC Stakeholder Summit 2024

The Water Resources Center held its 2024 Stakeholder Summit on April 4th, inviting faculty, staff, students, and community affiliates to come together and collaborate on the topic of water-related challenges...

Mar 15, 2024
  • ecuwater

Postdoctoral Scholar: Environmental Sensing Networks

Now hiring! The WRC is now inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher to contribute to the development of hydrologic sensor networks. We are looking for a skilled PhD researcher who...

Feb 27, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

Press Spotlight: The WRC in the News

In the last couple of weeks, the Water Resources Center and its affiliates have been highlighted throughout different news outlets. We are thrilled to share the accomplishments of our hardworking...

Feb 01, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

Water Scholar Awardee Fall 2023: Katie Wagner

Katie Wagner is a senior majoring in both international studies and political science majors with German studies as her minor at East Carolina University. Wagner said she chose to double...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Kim Kassner

Water Scholar Awardee Fall 2023: Neda Safari

Neda Safari grew up in Iran before coming to the United States to pursue a Master of Science in Geography at East Carolina University. Safari specializes in the area of...

Due Feb.10
Jan 20, 2024
  • ecuwater

Water Scholars Spring 2024

ECU Students get your applications in now! The deadline for Water Scholars applications for Spring 2024 has been moved to February 10! Water Scholars provides funding to ECU students to...