Yuma Area Office


The Water Quality Improvement Center photo of the Water Quality Improvement Center

A state-of-the-art advanced water treatment research center is also located at the Yuma Area Office. The Water Quality Improvement Center (WQIC) is one of six National Centers for Water Treatment Technologies and the only center focused on inland brackish water, both surface and groundwater.  Research is conducted by Reclamation and in partnership with academia, state and local governments, and the private sector.  The Yuma Area Office also includes an analytical lab which is licensed by the State of Arizona.  The lab analyzes water samples for the Colorado River, well fields, and the WQIC.

WQIC Research Programs

WQIC Research Capabilities

WQIC Research Reports



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Last Updated: 4/23/15