About The Foundation

The Ground Water Research & Education Foundation (GWREF) is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 corporation dedicated to promoting research and education related to the protection of ground water.  The foundation is comprised of a board made up of volunteers from government, institutes of higher education, and the public appointed through the Ground Water Protection Council.

Our Projects


GWREF Spotlight Series Events

The Spotlight Series is a technology transfer initiative of the Ground Water Research & Education Fo...Read More


FracFocus, www.fracfocus.org, is the hydraulic fracturing chemical registry web site initiated by GW...Read More

Risk Based Data Management System (RBDMS)

RBDMS is a comprehensive data management system used by 23 state oil and gas agencies providing regu...Read More

Our Supporters

As a supporter of GWREF your input is welcomed as we consider technical issues affecting the national UIC programs. You also have access to GWREF's extensive library containing one of the most comprehensive bibliographies of underground injection topics.

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