• Classes focus on water quality, quantity, and the effects of water-born toxins on the environment and human health.
  • Faculty research wetland restoration, water resource conservation and allocation, and water quality isssues.
  • Students have the opportunity to work with groups such as the Duke Wetand Center and Duke Water Working Group.

People in the Spotlight

Water Blogs

Valentine’s Day Snow Geese
Erika Zambello
Feb 25, 2015
There is a Salty Cure for Everything
Anne Martin
Feb 23, 2015

Post-Graduation Careers

Alumni with a focus in Water work throughout government and the private sector.

Giving Highlight


The Nicholas School is home to Water@Duke, the nation’s top interdisciplinary program addressing water issues. Water@Duke brings to bear the expertise of faculty across the Duke campus to forge a secure water future for America and communities worldwide.  learn more >

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