Intellectual Property Guidelines for PIs and Co-PIs
This document outlines the permitted uses of material developed for WRF research projects, including publishing material in third-party journals.
Sample Letter Requesting Permission to Use Copyrighted Materials for Supporting Resources
This document provides a template letter for researchers to request permission to use materials (e.g., figures, tables, etc.) copyrighted by other publishers.
This webcast for WRF researchers outlines the copyright requirements for research project deliverables and for using WRF project results in third-party publications.
Preparing Periodic Reports
Periodic Report Format and Content
This document details the format and contents to be used for Periodic Reports.
Documents for Preparing Research Reports
This zip file contains the Research Report Template, Project Deliverable Guidelines, and other documents researchers will need to prepare their project deliverables. You can download this zip file and unzip/extract the files to your local device instead of downloading the files individually from this webpage.
Project Deliverable Guidelines
This document, Guidelines for Preparing Research Reports and Products, provides guidance on the types of project deliverables accepted by The Water Research Foundation.
Research Report Template
Researchers who plan to prepare a standard research report as their project deliverable should follow the formatting guidelines set forth in the Research Report Template.
Copyright Permission Form
This form must be filled out by the researcher and submitted with all research reports and project deliverables.
Example Utility Letter of Confirmation
In accordance with the Project Funding Agreement, these letters must be signed by representatives of the participating utilities. This is an example of language that participating utilities might include in their confirmation letters.
This document outlines the visual standards for The Water Research Foundation brand.
Web Tool Criteria and Feasibility Study
This document, Web Tool Criteria and Feasibility Study for The Water Research Foundation Project Deliverables, outlines the criteria used by WRF’s staff, researchers, and Project Advisory Committees in determining whether a web tool is an appropriate fit for a research project. If your project plans on offering a web tool as a deliverable, this document will explain requirements and asks "feasibility study questions" that need to be answered before a web tool is approved.