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Water Currents is a free, quarterly newsletter from WSU Extension and the State of Washington Water Research Center featuring water quality projects and research. Subscribe to Water Currents today to receive the next issue in your inbox.

Current issue:

December 2021 – Issue 8 – Skagit Supply and Demand Synthesis

A new website from the WRC sharing information about water supply and demand in the Skagit basin, an article featuring grad student Stephanie Blair, and upcoming events.

Past issues:

October 2021- Issue 7- Seed Grant Update

An update on one of the WRC Seed Grant funded projects, upcoming events, and a recording of Dr. McIntyre’s testimony to the Dept. of Natural Resources Subcommittee.

Spring 2021 – Issue 6 – Stormwater Runoff Impacts

New research on how toxic tires impact Coho salmon brains, a DEI focused scholarship for LID, and a debrief on the virtual Municon Conference.

Winter 2021 – Issue 5 – Toxic Tires, Winners and more

Breakthrough research on what’s been killing Coho salmon, announcing the 2021 Seed Grant award winners, details of the upcoming Municon Conference and more.

Fall 2020 – Issue 4 – Singing in the Rain.

Learn the secrets of stormwater in the latest issue including: Is your roof toxic? What happen during the “first flush” and more.

Spring 2020 – Issue 3

Featuring stories on invasive mussels, impacts of wildfire, harmful algae blooms, the Washington Stormwater Center and more.

Winter 2020 – Issue 2

Featuring stories on mulch in raingardens, using art to educate about science, plastic microfibers, and green infrastructure.

Summer 2019 – Issue 1

Stories on the Art of Range podcast, monitoring raingarden function, building raingardens, training volunteers.

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