The South Dakota Water Resources Institute (WRI) at South Dakota State University provides leadership on evolving water concerns and problems being faced by South Dakota citizens through research, educational opportunities for students and professionals, and community outreach.
The Institute is a is a federal–state partnership that
Authorized by Congress as one of the nation’s 54 water resources research institutes, we also connect the research expertise at South Dakota State University to water related problems at the local, regional or national level. The Institute is affiliated with the University’s College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station.
The Water Resources Institute is co-located with the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering in the Agricultural Engineering building, office 211 on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings, SD.