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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.