Water Forum 2010



The UA Water Sustainability Program is hosting a series of events for the WSP Water Forum 2010: Our Water Future, on Monday, November 22 from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm.  Find out how we are working to better manage our water resources in Arizona for the future.  Join in activities and demonstrations in The Water Zone and walk through a visual arts display about species in our local watershed, view student posters on the latest water research at UA and hear talks from UA water experts on their work to resolve the many water challenges in Arizona.  All are welcome!

The Water Zone  – Come and see the Leaky Water House and the inflatable Water Conservation House, sample Edible Aquifers, and more!

What’s so important about Water?  Visual arts display on the missing species in the Rillito River watershed by Jessica Gerlach, MFA candidate


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Student Poster Session and refreshments

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Panel of UA Water Experts

Sharon Megdal, WSP Director – Challenges to Sustainable Water Management

Farhang Shadman, ERC Director – Water Use and Reuse in High-Technology Industries

Chuck Gerba, Professor, Soil, Water & Environmental Science – Waterbased Pathogens:  The Hidden Threat in our Water Supply

Shane Snyder, Professor, Chemical & Environmental Engineering – Is Direct Potable Water Reuse in our Water Future?

Tom Meixner, Associate Professor, Hydrology & Water Resources – Riparian Sustainability: Evaluating and Predicting the Worth of a River

Mark Brusseau, Professor, Soil, Water & Environmental Science – Hazardous Waste Sites in Arizona: Impacts on Water Resources Sustainability

Visit the WSP website:  www.wsp.arizona.edu.

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