Environmental Laboratory (EL)

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Inspiring the next generation

We welcomed 70 Boy Scouts to our Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg to camp onsite and learn about our technologies.


Innovating with graphene

Graphene has exciting potential for technology. We're working with universities to explore it.


Improving the Great Lakes

Harmful algal blooms are decreasing the water quality of the Great Lakes. We're using a test site in Ohio to find solutions for this issue.


Highlighting women in STEM

Meet research biologist Nia Hurst and learn about her work in the Environmental Laboratory.


Recruiting the best

We're excited to keep partnering with Alcorn State University to give their students the opportunities they need to be the leaders of tomorrow.


At ERDC’s Environmental Laboratory (EL), we’re solving the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn about what we do and how you can join us.


RD22 workshop addresses R&D challenges, emphasizes strategic collaboration
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 synergizes at the Army Engineer Association industry exhibit
From April 24 to 28, a team of U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) representatives attended the exhibit portion of the Army Engineer Association (AEA) Regimental Week at Fort...
ERDC expertise helps determine origin of PCBs at Eighteenmile Creek
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) conducts research on everything from bats to explosives, but customers frequently call upon ERDC for technical...