Think tank

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
64 
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Sol Resnick
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Sharon B. Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Sharon B Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Sharon B Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Water Resources Research Center
 20
United States average
 37
Global average
 75
2019
Water Resources Research Center
 20
2017
Water Resources Research Center
 21
% Female staff
2021
Water Resources Research Center
 1%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Water Resources Research Center
 85%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Water Resources Research Center
 14
United States average
 150
Global average
 160

Social

Likes (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 779
United States average
 86,714
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 685
Likes (2017)
Water Resources Research Center
 447
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 1,012
United States average
 46,908
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 859
Followers (2018)
Water Resources Research Center
 804
Subscribers (2021)
Water Resources Research Center
 12
United States average
 15,377
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2017)
Water Resources Research Center
 18,000
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 151
United States average
 15,265
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 5
United States average
 8,453
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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