Welcome to the PRWRERI
The Puerto Rico Water Resources and Environmental Research Institute is a
research facility dedicated to the investigation and development of
water resources in Puerto Rico.
The Puerto Rico Water Resources and Environmental
Research Institute (PRWRERI) is one of 54 water research centers established throughout the United States and
its territories by Act of Congress in 1964 and presently
operating under Section 104 of the Water Research and
Development Act of 1984 (P.L. 98-242).
Exploring, Encouraging, Educating and Finding Solutions, Since 1964.
The general objectives of the Puerto
Rico Water Resources and Environmental Research Institute
are (1) to conduct research aimed at resolving local
and national water resources problems, (2) to train
scientists and engineers through hands-on participation
in research, and (3) to facilitate the incorporation
of research results in the knowledge base of water resources
professionals in Puerto Rico and the U.S. as a whole.
To accomplish these objectives, the Institute
identifies Puerto Rico's most important water resources
research needs, funds the most relevant and meritorious
research projects proposed by faculty from island universities,
encourages and supports the participation of students
in funded projects, and disseminates research results
to scientists, engineers, and the general public.