Purdue University

Water Challenges

The Water Challenges research community facilitates interdisciplinary research that helps communities solve their water challenges. Within the community, there are several sub-areas of interest including:

  • Water management
  • Human dimensions of water
  • Urban water systems
  • Great Lakes water
  • Ecological restoration
  • Water and energy
  • Agricultural water use

Co-Leads: Keith Cherkauer (ABE) & Lisa Welp (EAPS)

Purdue’s white paper on water management is available here. The INCCIA Water Report is now available here.  To view additional reports, or to learn more about the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment effort, check out our resource page here.

For a recording of our recent webinar titled "Which Way Does It Flow? The interaction between groundwater and surface water and why it matters," please visit our youtube channel.  A direct link is available here

Current Team Projects