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Arkansas Water Rescources Center

Current 104 B Projects
The Arkansas Water Resources Center funded eight projects selected through external peer review by the Technical Advisory Committee in 2014, including:

Assessing total nitrosamine formation and speciation in drinking water systems; Julian Fairey and Wen Zhang, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Improved ensemble forecast model for drought conditions in Arkansas using residual re-sampling method;
Yeonsang Hwang, Arkansas State University

Economics of Multiple Water-Saving Technologies across the Arkansas Delta Region; Kent Kovacs, Chris Henry, Qiuqiong Huang, and Eric Wailes, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Lower Cutoff Creek Monitoring;
Kelly Bryant and Hal Liechty, University of Arkansas - Monticello

Is persistence of plasmids in antibiotic resistant E. coli isolated from stream water impacted by integrons and conjugation or mobilization genes?; Mary Savin and Suhartono (Student), University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Microbial Community under the Changing Pre-Oxidation Regime at Beaver Water District; Wen Zhang and Connie Moloney (Student), University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Visible water quality dynamics over the receding limbs of the hydrograph in five Northwest Arkansas recreational rivers
; Thad Scott and Amie West (Student), University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Hydrogeology and Biogeochemical Evolution of groundwater in Big Creek and Buffalo River Basins and Implications for Concentrated Animal-Feeding Operations; Phil Hays, John Brahana, Ralph Davis, Erik Polluck, and Victor Roland (Student), University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

The funded research addresses our congressional authorized mission, as well as promotes the national mission and objectives of the U.S. Geological Survey focused on providing water quality and quantity information, understanding water availability, addressing the influence of climate on water resources, and responding to water-related emerging needs.

104 B Reporting Requirements
The following must be completed and emailed to AWRC by April 30 of each year during which your project is active.

  1. 104B_Project Summary.   The project summary is to be completed by April 30 of the year during which your project ends (i.e. February 201X).  If your project has been extended you will still be required to submit this report in April of the year your project was originally to end and again the following April.  Please contact Erin Scott at erins@uark.edu if you have any questions.  Please include in relevant pictures, tables and graphs in the results section.
  2. 104B Program Reporting Codes.  Please provide the reporting code and the required information for each code applicable to your project.  For example:

R4: 3 faculty, 1 post-doc, 0 Ph D, 3 masters and 4 undergraduates supported.