Water & Environmental Sustainability

Colorado State University is a world leader in research on water resources and environmental sustainability. This research is the work of scholars in more than twenty departments’ who engage in teaching, research, and service throughout the United States and around the world.

With support from Hanban, the Confucius Institute at Colorado State University (CICSU) has a mission to promote scientific research on water resources and environmental sustainability. CICSU helps to connect scholars worldwide so that they may address water resource and environmental challenges that China and other developing countries face, exploring the sustainable development of water resources and the environment affecting global change.

By establishing CICSU with a focus on water resources and environmental sustainability as well as promoting Chinese language and culture, CICSU is a platform for the development of expertise and communication between American and Chinese scientists and engineers, dedicated to the sustainable development of natural resources.


CSU Water Center
CSU Water Center Newsletter
Colorado State University and its Confucius Institute send water experts to build relationships in China


Panel discussion: “Forging a Vision for a Sustainable Water Future”
Question & Answer Session