Interdisciplinary Freshwater Exploration Series on Dams

Interdisciplinary Freshwater Exploration Series on Dams

Hosted by the UW Freshwater Initiative and the UW Simpson Center for Humanities Are you a graduate student interested in broadening your understanding of the complex freshwater challenges facing society? Do you want to explore the multi-faceted challenges of dams with students, faculty, and practitioners from a diversity of fields?
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AWRA-WA State Conference 2018

AWRA-WA State Conference 2018

Early Bird Registration is open through September 16th! The American Water Resources Association, Washington Section (AWRA-WA) welcomes you to join us for an interdisciplinary investigation of Washington water resource management. This year’s conference will delve into several key Washington State Supreme Court decisions as well as recent legislation to evaluate how water management in our state may be required to adapt to meet stresses from development pressures and water use.
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Cyberseminar Series: Major Challenges in Key River Basins

Cyberseminar Series: Major Challenges in Key River Basins

Join us for the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI) 2018 Fall Seminar Series: Major Challenges in Key River Basins Around the World, which will take place on Thursday at 4pm PST, beginning September 20, 2018. In this seminar series, you will hear perspectives from a diverse set of emerging researchers regarding the challenges and possible solutions facing major transboundary river basins in the world, such as the Indus River Basin in Pakistan, the American and Sacramento River Basins in California, the Ohio River Basin in the United States Midwest, and the Nile River Basin in Ethiopia.
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UW AWWA-WEF: Sweep the Bay!

UW AWWA-WEF: Sweep the Bay!

Join the UW AWWA-WEF Chapter for an evening of paddling and clean-up on Lake Union! The UW AWWA-WEF community will be hosting its annual Union Bay clean-up on Friday, June 8th, 2018.  Clean waterways, improve local ecology, and help make the University of Washington look great!  
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Call for Abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Call for Abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Call for Abstracts Now Open! The call for abstracts for the 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference – Working Together to Build a Resilient Northwest is now open. Submit your abstract for special sessions, oral presentations, and posters by Friday, June 8, 2018 to the abstract submission page.
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Geohackweek 2018: Now Accepting Applications

Geohackweek 2018: Now Accepting Applications

Photo Credit: University of Washington eScience Institute Applications to participate in Geohackweek 2018 are now open! WHAT: Workshop on Geospatial Data Science WHEN: September 10-14, 2018 WHERE: University of Washington eScience Institute Geohackweek is a 5-day hackweek held at the University of Washington eScience Institute. Participants will learn about open source technologies used to analyze geospatial datasets.
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Children make the long walk home with containers of polluted water they scooped from holes they dug in a dry riverbed. (Note: Cheru out of the frame in these photos.) Carrying a tea kettle, Cheru Lotuliapus, 5, (wearing red skirt and green shirt) walks with other children twice a day to dig for water in a dry riverbed in West Pokot, Kenya.  A first-year kindergarten student, she carries water to school and returns home by way of the waterhole to refill her kettle. With other school children, she walks more than 6km a day for water.

Kenya
West Pokot County
Location: Ptoyo; sublocation: Kesot; village: Chepoyotwo
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2018 Global 6K for Water: Run with Us!

Photo Credit: Kathryn Reid for World Vision Inc. Join the UW Freshwater Initiative at the 2018 Global 6K for Water on May 19, 2018 in Gas Works Park! WHAT: Global 6K for Water WHEN: May 19, 2018 WHERE: Gas Works Park, Seattle, WA Six kilometers is the average distance that people in the developing world must walk for water -water that isn’t always safe for human consumption.
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UW Aquatic Science Open House

UW Aquatic Science Open House

Are you inspired by water-y worlds? Do you like discovery and exploration? Have you ever wondered what an aquatic scientist does all day? Come join us for a family-friendly afternoon of hands-on learning at our UW Aquatic Science Open House, a celebration of work and research that relates to water.
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Water & Environment Student Talks (WEST) Conference

Water & Environment Student Talks (WEST) Conference

We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Water and Environment Student Talks (WEST), a water conference for students and young professionals in the Pacific Northwest hosted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. WEST CASCADES: Water in Cycles will stimulate discussions on the various stages that water goes through as we use it and will include topics like water reclamation and resource recovery from water and wastewater.
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PNW Water Research Symposium

PNW Water Research Symposium

Mark Your Calendars! The 8th Annual Pacific Northwest Water Research Symposium is set for April 23-24th, 2018 at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center at Oregon State University. The PNW Water Research Symposium, hosted by Oregon State University Hydrophiles, is a student-centric conference highlighting outstanding student research in the fields of water resources science, engineering, and policy.
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