Center for Water and the Environment

CWE is the CSU, Chico hub for research and education activities related to water and environment.  CWE connects people from diverse fields across the University as well as outside the University.

Highlighted Projects

Aquatic Bioassessment Lab (ABL)

Aquatic Bioassessment Lab (ABL)

ABL is part of a statewide initiative using aquatic insects as bio-indicators of water quality.
Water Conservation

Water Conservation

As the world’s population continues to increase our dependence upon irrigated agriculture grows.
Lower Tuscan Aquifer Study

Lower Tuscan Aquifer Study

There is much interest in the deeper aquifer's water supply potential, although little is known about its geology and hydraulic properties.

Feature Articles

CWE Science Director, Dr. Eric Houk, interviewed for article

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CWE Seminar: The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act

Speakers Paul Gosselin and Christina Buck
Firday, April 10th at 1pm
Selvester's Conference Room

Sustainable Groundwater Seminar Flyer (pdf)