Purdue Water Community


Academics and Student Learning

Teaching the next generation of professionals to meet future water challenges is a top priority. Westrive to create a learning environment that supports scientific depth while encouraging interdisciplinary breadth in water research.

Programs created by the Water Community that enhance our student' experience includes a bi-weekly seminar series- an opportunity to gather informally with faculty mentors, visitors, and other students to discuss topics and research trends related to water; field research- many of our students participate in a variety of field-based experiences ranging from day trips to local agricultural fields to weeks-long stays in rural Cameroon; and team-taught courses - our faculty offer 68 water-related courses, with many of these courses taught by teams of instructors from different departments to encourage a broader perspective in problem-solving.

Courses related to water


About the Purdue Water Community

The Purdue Water Community facilitates water-related research, teaching, and engagement to improve and sustain human and ecosystem health. Everyone in the Purdue community who works on water-related research or education is welcome to participate by joining the Water Community.

Project Highlight


Inland Lakes Project
This project focuses on research efforts to improve the ability of managers and stakeholders to anticipate how potential management decisions and natural dynamics influence physical, chemical and biological characteristics of lakes. 
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Purdue Water Community
Gerald D. and Edna E. Mann Hall
203 S. Martin Jischke Drive, Suite 105
West Lafayette, IN 47907

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