Annis Water Resources Institute

Q&A: Al Steinman reflects on his two decades as director of Annis Water Resources Institute

After 21 years at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute, Al Steinman officially steps down from his role as the Allan and Helen Hunting Director on Aug. 5.

Aug 4, 2022


AWRI's work helps Muskegon Lake reach pivotal milestone

Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute partnered with federal, regional and state agencies to help remediate and restore Muskegon Lake after decades of industrial pollution.

May 25, 2022


AWRI, GVSU ready for conferences on water issues

Two conferences coming to West Michigan will offer opportunities for researchers and students from Grand Valley and the Annis Water Resources Institute to connect with peers on environmental issues facing the world's oceans and lakes.

May 13, 2022


GVSU researchers studying high chloride, phosphorus levels in Grand Rapids lake

Data samples collected by GVSU researchers from a lake in eastern Grand Rapids shows high levels of phosphorus and chloride and may indicate a widespread problem across the state.

Apr 5, 2022



GVSU research helps find possible link in oxygenation of young Earth

A Grand Valley researcher is part of an international collaboration looking for the answer to a billion-year-old question: how did the Earth develop enough oxygen to support life?

Aug 17, 2021


GVSU researchers work with health departments to test wastewater for COVID-19

The Annis Water Resources Institute and the Cell and Molecular Biology Department will work with area health departments for the next two years to test and detect genetic markers of the COVID-19 virus in wastewater.

Jul 28, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Among the accolades are a student organization that earned 'Best in Show,' and faculty member recognized for service to a professional association.

Jul 26, 2021


Steinman named to national committee to assess Everglades restoration, researcher compares Everglades to Great Lakes

Alan Steinman, the Allen and Helen Hunting director of the Annis Water Resources Institute, will serve a two-year appointment.

Jul 20, 2021


Two faculty members, one alumna receive Fulbright Scholar awards

Two Grand Valley faculty members and an alumna received Fulbright Scholar awards to teach and conduct research during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Jul 12, 2021