Virginia Tech's Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program offers graduate studies and research opportunities in the planning and design of a broad scope of environmental and water resources projects. The group is composed of 17 faculty members and over 100 graduate students. Ranked 7th at the graduate level by US News and World Reports, it is a nationally recognized program consisting of faculty who excel as teachers and researchers.

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Carlos Mantilla Pena receives two prestigious scholarships

Carlos Mantilla Pena, a Ph.D. candidate in the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded two prestigious scholarships. He completed his M.S degree in civil and environmental engineering in 2014 after earning his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. His research focuses on residential water meter inaccuracies for a local Read more…

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Marc Edwards identifies water problems

Virginia Tech’s Marc Edwards — a nationally renowned expert on municipal water quality — is traveling to Flint, Michigan, as part of a National Science Foundation-funded $50,000 one-year study into a “perfect storm” of water distribution system corrosion problems. Edwards, the Charles Lunsford Professor with the Virginia Tech Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Read more…

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