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The California State University is helping change the way California manages water. Founded in 2008 and composed of more than 250 water experts from throughout its 23 campuses, CSU-WATER, Water Advocacy Towards Education and Research (WATER) is developing water management solutions through research, partnerships, education and training that provides students with hands-on learning.

About Us

Learn about what we do and the people who keep our organization running.

Learn About CSU-WATER


Discover water-related events and workshops supported by our sponsors.

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Funding Opportunities

Explore faculty funding opportunities.

Learn About Funding


CSU-WATER fosters experiential learning opportunities, including paid internships.

Learn About Internships

Annual Conference

Find out about our annual spring conference or
review presentations from prior conferences.​

Go to Conference P​age​

Institutes and Programs

Find CSU water-related institutes and programs by campus.​

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Publications and Reports

Read our Annual Report and other publications on water-related work from faculty and staff across the CSU.

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Our Projects

Learn more about the projects that CSU-WATER is working on.

Discover Our Work


Find water-related degrees offered by the 23 CSU campuses.

Find Degrees Related to Water

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