The goals listed below support the key elements found in the WRPI mission. The goals reflect the CSU comparative advantage in addressing current and emerging statewide water issues. The WRPI will become a leading resource for:
- Partnerships with the water industry and government agencies
WRPI will engage a broad group of water industry stakeholders and government agencies to leverage university resources to pursue the development of “good science” from which to base decision making and emerging water policy.
- Education, training and professional capacity building
The WRPI will help raise awareness on careers in water and develop academic pathways for the next generation of professionals and the general public through outreach and training programs, professional capacity building, university curriculum development, and formal post secondary and graduate education.
- Technology and economic development
The WRPI will provide a strong science base and business development support to help commercialize new ideas in water industries, services and professions in California. The outcome will be a creative climate of innovation, furthering economic growth in water technology.