Advances in Water Research


Interview with Gary Burlingame

By Angelina Dinsmore, The Water Research Foundation

Gary Burlingame Reminisces on Learning and Growing Alongside WRF When Gary Burlingame started his undergraduate studies at Drexel University in 1976, he was undecided on what to study but knew...

Interview with Cheryl Norton

By Angelina Dinsmore, The Water Research Foundation

Cheryl Norton’s Lasting Journey with WRF and the Water Sector From leading a Water Research Foundation (WRF)- funded project right out of college, to becoming an integral member of the...

Interview with Dr. William Tarpeh

By Julia Dinmore, The Water Research Foundation

Turning Waste into Gold with Dr. William Tarpeh A rare few people end up in the career they decided for themselves as children. More often, the question “What do you...

Interview with Dr. Amy Pruden

By Julia Dinmore, The Water Research Foundation

Dr. Amy Pruden Shares Her Special Journey through the World of Water Research Dr. Pruden recognized the value of water from a young age. In a July 2023 interview with...

January-March 2024
vol. 34 no. 1
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This issue highlights the essential research The Water Research Foundation delivered in 2023 thanks to the valuable contributions of our researchers, participating utilities, and countless volunteers. 

Advances in Water Research Back Issues

Advances in Water Research was a quarterly magazine featuring summary articles about research results, industry topics, case studies, and more. There are 60 back issues from 2009–2024 available online at

Case Studies

Learn what others are saying about the Tailored Collaboration Program

How a taste & odor event prompted the City of St. Louis to turn to WRF's TC program

Learn about several topics the City of Calgary has addressed through this program

Learn how a collaborative effort is investigating biofilter optimization


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