Freshwater “flows” across many disciplines. Today’s freshwater issues are complex, and no single discipline can tackle them alone. That’s where we come in. The Freshwater Initiative promotes community interaction and facilitates new and creative applications of freshwater research in the water science and engineering communities.
Join Waterhackweek participants, industry professionals and the greater University of Washington Freshwater Initiative and eScience Institute community for the Waterhackweek Community Mixer on Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4:00-6:00 pm.
Apply by February 26, 2019.
The Water Resources Section in the Water Planning and Program Management Division of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is responsible for the management of Seattle’s water supply rivers and reservoirs.
Applications are open for 2019 AWIS (Association for Women in Science) Scholarships!
Award: Scholarship amounts range from $1000 – $5000.
Deadline: Friday March 1st, 2019.
Eligibility: Open to women who will be juniors or seniors at a four-year college or university in the state of Washington in the Fall of 2019.
As the human footprint spreads, the need to reduce per-capita effects on natural resources has become more urgent. Educating large groups of consumers about the sustainability of not only their individual actions, but also broader economic and political structures, is a huge conservation challenge. Boredom and despair about environmental issues can also stagnate progress. Chief among these issues of concern is water use (supply) and water quality (pollution). The project, led by School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science Research Scientist Lauren Kuehne, seeks to overcome these challenges by using games built around key conservation topics. In addition to being fun,…