About the Center

Our mission, facilities, and resources

Center Design

The Center for Hydrologic Innovations is an agile, accessible, and adaptive research unit responding to the needs of our partnering organizations to develop technological advances leading to public impact. Our values drive the hydrologic science and engineering that we perform and help us chart the pathways toward achieving our vision, mission, and goals.


To become a global leader in the development, use, and dissemination of hydrologic innovations of public impact. 

Mission and Goals

The Center for Hydrologic Innovations develops leading-edge technologies to address water resources challenges by: 

Producing and disseminating advances

Building and nurturing partnerships

Training the next generation workforce


Excellence – lead in fundamental, applied and convergent research

Access – open, transparent and inclusive activities 

Partnership – trusted and reliable solutions partner 

Leadership – promote a culture of bold thinking