Global Water Security Center

Providing decision makers with the most reliable, ground-breaking research, applied scientific techniques, and best practices so that the hydrologic cycle and its potential impacts can be put in a context for appropriate action and response by the United States


Upcoming Events

GWSC Deep Dive Webinar Series: Visualizing Uncertainty, 1 p.m. CDT, June 6; details and registration information coming soon.

GWSC Deep Dive Webinar Series: The GWSC Framework, 1 p.m. CDT, Sept. 12; details and registration information coming soon.

Past Events

GWSC Deep Dive Webinar Series: Water Wars

March 7, 2024

Marcus King (Georgetown University), Melissa McCracken (Tufts University), and Penny Beames (Global Water Security Center) discussed the ins and outs of Water Wars. GWSC Deputy Director Kate Brauman moderated.

Wrangling Insight from Chaos: How GWSC is Changing the Water Security Landscape

Oct 26, 2023

The Global Water Security Center at The University of Alabama translates water and environmental science to help key global decision makers improve security at the intersection of water, energy, food, and health. This webinar sheds light on the type of work we’re doing and how it can make a difference in global water security.

You were elected to lead the living, not the dead”: How social media discourse about Nigerian farmer-herder conflicts can help us better understand water security

July 27, 2023

GWSC Deputy Director Kate Brauman moderated a discussion with Drs. Jameson Hayes, Matthew VanDyke and Brian Britt from UA’s Department of Advertising and Public Relations on how social media and machine learning can help us better understand water security.

GWSC Town Hall

Oct 21, 2020

In this town hall, Global Water Security Center (GWSC) Director and Alabama Water Institute (AWI) Deputy Director Mike Gremillion outlines his vision for water security and provides insight into AWI’s strategic plan.