The Illinois Water Resources Center promotes research, training, information dissemination, and
other activities to meet Illinois' water resource needs.
IWRC is part of a national program, authorized by section 104 of the Water Resources Research Act of 1984, and is a Federal-State partnership which:
- Plans, facilitates, and conducts research to aid in the resolution of State and regional water problems
- Promotes technology transfer and the dissemination and application of research results
- Provides for the training of scientists and engineers through their participation in research
- Provides for competitive grants to be awarded under the Water Resources Research Act