CHL Expertise

CHL provides experimental and computational expertise for solving water resource problems worldwide. Our research and development addresses water resource challenges in groundwater, watersheds, rivers, reservoirs, lakes, estuaries, harbors, coastal inlets and wetlands. Research programs range from design guidance to three-dimensional numerical models.

Experts in the News

RD22 workshop addresses R&D challenges, emphasizes strategic collaboration
5/5/2022
Scientists and engineers from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) participated in the organization’s Research and Development 2022 (RD22) workshop and symposium, April...
ERDC’s Flowers passionate about community involvement
4/20/2022
Keith Flowers, the deputy director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL), is passionate about getting involved in the community he...
Meet the inventors: Bed-load transport measurement technique
2/17/2022 UPDATED
What did it take for the four-member research team who developed the “ISSDOTv2 bedload transport methodology” to create a U.S. patent-worthy invention? For this team, it was made possible by varied...
Women in STEM at ERDC
2/11/2022
ERDC is proud of the outstanding women on our team who are discovering, developing and delivering solutions to make the world safer and better. Meet some of the women at ERDC who are leading the way...
ERDC researchers awarded SEED grants
2/1/2022
Two researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) have been awarded funds through the Science, Mathematics, and Research for...