Mission: Stroud™ Water Research Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

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Stroud Water Research Center
970 Spencer Road
Avondale, PA 19311-9514

610-268-2153 Telephone; 610-268-0490 Fax
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Since 1967, Stroud Water Research Center has been leading the effort to produce innovative solutions for preserving and restoring fresh water. We believe in an independent voice — and in adventure, inspiration, perseverance, and integrity. At the Stroud Center, we believe the future of fresh water starts here.


Departments and Research Groups

Administration and Finance ~ CommunicationsDevelopment ~ Education ~ Ecosystem Ecology ~ Entomology ~ Facilities ~ Fish Ecology ~ Fluvial Geomorphology ~ Information Services ~ Microbiology ~ Watershed Biogeochemistry ~ Watershed Restoration

Board of Directors

Voting Members
Frances Moran Abbott ~ David Arscott, Ph.D. ~ Josh Auld, Ph.D. ~ Margaretta Brokaw ~ Michael Bucklin ~ Seetha Coleman-Kammula, Ph.D. ~ Bryan Colket ~ Robert DiFilippo, Ph.D. ~ Richard A. Hayne ~ Robert F. Johnston ~ Bert Kerstetter ~ William T. LaFond ~ Susan Packard LeGros, Esq. ~ Frederick L. Meserve Jr. ~ Holly Michael, Ph.D. ~ Charles Porter Schutt III, Chair ~ W.B. Dixon Stroud Jr. ~ Peter Welling ~ Robert W. Whetzel, Esq.

Emeritus Members
John R.S. Fisher, VMD ~ Peter Kjellerup ~ William Kronenberg III ~ Rodman W. Moorhead III ~ Anne Stroud ~ Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D. ~ Carol Ware, Ph.D.

Annual Reports

Annual reports dating back to 2003 are available here.


Stroud Water Research Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations. Gifts to Stroud Water Research Center are tax deductible on a U.S. return as allowed by law. The fiscal year is January 1 to December 31; the annual audit is performed by Belfint Lyons Shuman. EIN 52-2081073