Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute (KWRRI)



National Institutes for Water Resources

There are 54 Water Resources Research Institutes or Centers. The programs of the individual institutes are as varied as the states and territories that they serve. Visit for more information.

Center of Excellence for Watershed Management

In March 2011, the KWRRI was designated as an EPA Region 4 Center of Excellence for Watershed Management. The mission of the Center is to provide administrative support for watershed management activities across the state by facilitating relationships between Center Partners and various stakeholders. Visit for more information.

Kentucky River Watershed Watch

Kentucky River Watershed Watch is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization formed in 1997 through the cooperation of the Sierra Club, the Kentucky Waterways Alliance, and the Division of Water's Water Watch program. Its membership focuses water quality monitoring and improvement efforts within the Kentucky River Basin. Visit for more information.

University of Kentucky Superfund Basic Research Center

The Research Translation Core provides updates on Superfund events and coverage in the popular press, overviews of the program's research projects and support cores, a listing of academic presentations and publications based on Superfund projects, information for program faculty, and contact information for individuals participating in the Superfund Basic Research Program at the University of Kentucky. Visit for more information.

Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy & the Environment

The Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and Environment (KRCEE) supports the Department of Energy's efforts to complete the expeditious and economically viable environmental restoration of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, the Western Kentucky Wildlife Management Area, and surrounding areas. Visit for more information.

Association of State Dam Safety Officials

ASDSO is a national non-profit organization of state and federal dam safety regulators, dam owners and operators, engineering consultants, manufacturers and suppliers, academia, contractors and others interested in dams safety. Visit for more information.


Pride Water Quality Project - Visit for more information


Information from other Water Resource Centers

Oklahoma State University links 44 videos on a variety of water conservation, drought, irrigation, and related subjects hosted by Kim Toscano, host of Oklahoma Gardening and Assistant Director of The Botanic Garden. Visit for more information.