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Alabama Water Institute

The Alabama Water Institute has been established as a world-class, interdisciplinary research institute that engages in basic and applied research in the topical areas of earth systems science and water resource management, supporting sustainable waterways, ensuring water quality and biological diversity of aquatic systems. Researchers apply state-of-the art tools and techniques such as hydrological modeling, remote sensing, molecular ecology, hydro-informatics, and disaster management.


Alabama Water Institute Symposium

AWI is proud to announce that the AWI Symposium is back after a three year hiatus. Submissions for abstracts and registrations are now open. Abstract submission are due February 27, 2023. Registration is open until March 27, 2023. Click the link below to learn more and register.


The Alabama Water Institute will work with researchers across campus who bring their expertise to bear on different sides of the challenges society faces.



The National Water Center collaboratively researches, develops and delivers state-of-the-science national hydrologic analyses, forecast information, data, decision-support services and guidance to support and inform essential emergency services and water management decisions.

In partnership with NWS national, regional and local offices, the NWC coordinates, integrates and supports consistent water prediction activities from global to local levels.

National Water Center