Hydrogeology Research Center

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The Hydrogeology Research Center (HRC) is West Virginia University’s (WVU’s) center for academic research in hydrogeology, geochemistry, and hydrology, established as part of the West Virginia Water Research Institute in 2001. Its focus is on applied water research problems, often in areas of mining or karst occurrence, within West Virginia and the mid-Appalachian region, including water availability, contamination, and development. The HRC has full time researchers as well as research associates and graduate students from both within and outside WVU. Most HRC projects are collaborative with local and state partners.


Joseph Donovan, Professor
Department of Geology, West Virginia University
Phone: (304) 293-9803
Email: jdonovan@wvu.edu

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