The WV Redevelopment Collaborative (WVRC) assembles multi-disciplinary teams of faculty and experts to provide West Virginia communities with expertise and guidance to capture the maximum economic, environmental, and social benefit from the remediation and adaptive re-use of brownfields and other strategically located properties. Funded by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, the WVRC is a program of the Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center, which is housed in the West Virginia Water Research Institute (WV WRI) at the National Research Center for Coal & Energy at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.
The Guide to Collaborative Brownfield Redevelopment is now available! The WVRC handbook outlines the model created and implemented by the WVRC, examples of collaborative project success, and resources for communities interested in using the model.
The WV Redevelopment Collaborative is creating Brownfields Redevelopment Teams for eight projects participating in the December 2 program launch, Extreme Makeover: Brownfields Edition. View the map to learn more about the exciting projects happening all over the state.
Successful projects do not happen without collaboration. The Redevelopment Collaborative is made possible by partnering faculty with diverse backgrounds, and expertise in a range of disciplines with projects that are real world sites facing real world challenges.