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Reagan M. Waskom, PhD.


Director Colorado Water Institute / Water Center

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-6308   Office: Engineering E102

Email:   Lab:


Fields of Expertise

1.) Agriculture
2.) Water Conservation
3.) Water Policy
4.) Water Quality

Areas of Interest

 GroundwaterIrrigationWater policy


Reagan Waskom currently serves as the Director of the Colorado Water Institute and the Chair of the Colorado State University Water Center. Dr. Waskom is a member of the Department of Soil & Crop Sciences at CSU, where he has worked on various water related research and outreach programs for over 30 years, conducting statewide educational and applied research programs on water quality, water quantity, water policy and natural resource issues related to water use. His current teaching responsibility at CSU is for GRAD592 the Graduate Water Resources Seminar. In addition, Dr. Waskom oversees the CSU Extension Water Outreach program and personnel. Dr. Waskom's current research emphasis is on the integrated use of surface and groundwater, the impacts of energy development on water resources, and agricultural water conservation and irrigation innovation. Reagan received his BS and MS degrees from Texas A&M University and his PhD from Colorado State University.