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The Center for Water Policy

The Center’s mission is to provide world class interdisciplinary solutions to resolve regional, national and international problems related to the protection, restoration and conservation of freshwater resources to ensure long term environmental health and quality of life.

Established in 2011 through a $2.6 million endowment from Lynde B. Uihlein, the center builds on the research of the School of Freshwater Sciences, the UW System, and networks and partnerships with top scholars, scientists and policy institutions across the country and around the world.

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