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Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI)


The Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is one of the 54 water resources research institutes established at land-grant universities throughout the United States and its territories.

WRRI was established in 1973 and operates under the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 as amended by Public law 101-397. Like other water resources research institutes, it receives partial federal funding provided through the U.S. Geological Survey. Additional funding is provided by UVI and through contractual projects. WRRI is a part of the Research and Public Service component of the University.


For more information, contact WRRI Director:
Kristin Wilson Grimes, Ph.D.
 (340) 693-1392