2015 Georgia Water Resources Conference

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday April 28, 2015 - Wednesday April 29, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: The UGA Hotel and Conference Center; Athens, GA
  • Phone:
  • URL: http://www.gawrc.org/
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  • Fee(s):
  • Extras:
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Summary Sentence: Since its inception in 1989, the goal of the Georgia Water Resources Conference has been to provide an open forum for the discussion of current water policies, research, projects, and water management in Georgia.

Full Summary: Who should participate?

  • Environmental professionals
  • Regional water councils, local, state, and federal agencies
  • Watershed organizations, homeowner associations
  • Farmers and foresters, Chambers of Commerce
  • Researchers, students, public service faculty/extension agents
  • Anyone interested in water issues

Submission deadlines:

January 15, 2015
Abstracts and proposals due

April 28, 2015
Full Manuscript Submittal Deadline for Peer Review Process

April 6, 2015
Conference schedule will be available online

TBA Conference Registration opens

April 28 & 29, 2015 - Conference Dates

Proposed Session Topics

  • Trans-boundary water management organizations
  • Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR)
  • Drought prediction and integrated basin management
  • Coastal water quality, marsh buffers, and water supply
  • Climate change impacts in Georgia: stream ecology and water supply resiliency
  • Farm water conservation and efficiency
  • TMDLs
  • Green infrastructure
  • Habitat conservation and ecosystem services
  • Hydrologic modeling
  • Onsite wastewater treatment
  • Groundwater sustainability
  • The role of industry in water management
  • Savannah River and Savannah harbor
  • “The Golden Triangle”: collaboration between government, industry, and civil society in water management
  • Reservoir development and funding
  • Developing the next generation of water professionals
  • Water planning in the Metro North Georgia Water Planning District
  • Statewide and regional water planning 

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar

School of City & Regional Planning

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
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