WET Center Overview

The WET Center is an Industry / University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) at Temple University with partner sites at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University. The Center was originally established in 2009 as a National Science Foundation (NSF) I/UCRC. There are currently over thirty (30) industrial and government members of the WET Center.

The Center has been developing a platform of groundwater and water treatment technologies and scientific information systems that apply to a wide variety of industrial sectors such as

  • Defense
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Products
  • Food and Beverage
  • Mining
  • Contaminated Site Remediation
  • Municipal Water and Wastewater Utilities
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment
  • Unconventional Oil and Gas
  • Chemical Industries

The WET Center strives to create knowledge and technology products that will be utilized by industry and benefit the public. The Center’s core work deals with water reuse, drinking water and wastewater treatment, water for use in industrial manufacturing, source water protection, emerging contaminants, stormwater management, environmental studies, risk assessments, sustainability, analytical methods development, and real-time sensors for water quality monitoring and process control.

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