Human activities harm water quality, raise treatment costs

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Julie Padowski, clinical assistant professor at Washington State University, has found that the loss of land cover around cities has increased pollution and raised the cost of water treatment. Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, she and coauthors say 90 percent of […]

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WRC team wins the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s 2016 Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis

The State of Washington Water Research Center team led by WRC Director Jonathan Yoder won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s  Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis of 2016 for their report “Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects” and related outreach efforts (https://swwrc.wsu.edu/2014ybip).  The award was presented at the AAEA Annual […]

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