Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware

Water security is a serious issue in Delaware and globally. Improving water security is fundamentally about making better decisions, based on clear scientific understanding. This research project brings together people across many disciplines — creating real solutions that will have a positive impact on our state and its citizens.

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(302) 831-4335

221 Academy Street | Harker ISE Lab, Suite 250 | Newark, DE

Research and our Partners

This multi-institution project aims to assess major threats to Delaware’s water quality and develop viable technological and policy solutions for meeting the challenges imposed by them.

Our Partners

The University of Delaware is a major research university is dedicated to outstanding graduate, undergraduate and professional education.

Delaware State University places a strong emphasis on research, constantly seeking answers to life’s questions.

Del Tech provides professional development opportunities for their faculty; undergrad research internships; STEM learning opportunities for Delaware’s K-12; and help map the STEM pipeline of career opportunities and educational requirements.

Wesley College is committed to helping students participate in undergraduate research both on campus and at other institutions.

Water quality solutions to be presented in online CIB STAC meeting

University of Delaware faculty members Holly Michael and Leah Palm-Forster will discuss a collaborative research project called WiCCED (Water in the Changing Coastal Environment of Delaware) at the Center for Inland Bays Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) March 27, 2020.

Wesley Environmental Science STEM Ambassador Gets Published

Katelynn “Katie” Fry, a Wesley candidate for the 5-year undergraduate/graduate Environmental Science BS/MS degree this May (2020), recently received the exciting news that...

Delaware Beekeeping Association’s Beekeeping Workshop: Buzzing Success at Wesley College

On Saturday, January 18, 2020, Wesley College hosted the Delaware Beekeeping Association’s beekeeping workshop for beginning and intermediate beekeepers for the fifth time....

Disconnected: Thousands in Delaware lack access to safer public water

Consuelo McGowan was treading the dusty grounds of a rental mobile-home community in Ellendale, Delaware, known as “The Hole.” Trash and old furniture were strewn all...

Project WiCCED Network in Action – November 2019

To see some of what the Project WiCCED team members have been up to, download the newsletter. For questions about the newsletter or to be included in future newsletters,...

Some of Our Work

Contact Us

(302) 831-4335

221 Academy Street | Harker ISE Lab, Suite 250 | Newark, DE

Join Our Team of Researchers

Big challenges require ‘WiCCED’ solutions. Our collaborations allow us to take on some of the most challenging problems. Come be a part of something special.

This website was made possible by the National Science Foundation EPSCoR Grant No. 1757353  and the State of Delaware