Water Resources Research Center

WRRC
Tucson, United States

A research and extension unit of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the WRRC is the designated state water resources research center established under the 1964 Federal Water Resources Research Act. The WRRC conducts water policy research and analysis, and its information transfer activities include publications, conferences, lectures, and seminars. Water news and information are provided to the academic community, water professionals, elected and appointed officials, students and the public. The WRRC is one of five University of Arizona water centers responsible for implementing the Water Sustainability Program, a component of the Water, Energy and Environmental Solutions (WEES), which receives funding from The University of Arizona’s Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). WRRC also is home to Arizona Project WET (Water Education for Teachers). Sta work collaboratively to deliver water information and education to multiple audiences across the state.

Contact details

Website:
http://wrrc.arizona.edu/

Address:
350 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ 85719

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Arizona, US
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1957
Age (years)
Water Resources Research Center
67 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Sol Resnick
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Sharon B. Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): Sharon B. Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Sharon B. Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Water Resources Research Center
 11
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Water Resources Research Center
 20
2019
Water Resources Research Center
 20
% Female staff
2023
Water Resources Research Center
 81%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Water Resources Research Center
 90%
2019
Water Resources Research Center
 85%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Water Resources Research Center
 62
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2015
Water Resources Research Center
 14

Social

Likes (2023)
Water Resources Research Center
 944
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Water Resources Research Center
 821
Likes (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 779
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Water Resources Research Center
 1,317
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Water Resources Research Center
 1,187
Followers (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 1,012
Subscribers (2023)
Water Resources Research Center
 12
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Water Resources Research Center
 12
Subscribers (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 12
Followers (2023)
Water Resources Research Center
 290
United States average
 15,945
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Water Resources Research Center
 221
Followers (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 207
Followers (2023)
Water Resources Research Center
 145
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Water Resources Research Center
 78
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 5

Data notes

Last updated: 24/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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