The Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program occupies the top two floors of the new ELab II building (completed 2004). This includes about 13,000 sq-ft of research laboratories, graduate student offices and computing laboratories, and 6 walk-in environmental control rooms. Shop facilities available in the College of Engineering include a machine shop, a woodworking shop, a metal and welding shop, and electronics design and fabrication equipment. The University also maintains a well-equipped glass blowing shop. In addition, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has two full-time technicians available to support research efforts.
A wide range of instrumentation is available in the laboratories of the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program on campus.