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Annual Spring Semester Water and Natural Resources Seminar

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Recurring Date Info:
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Hardin Hall Room: Auditorum (Room 107)
3310 Holdrege St
Lincoln NE 68583
Directions: Northeast corner of N. 33rd and Holdrege Streets, University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus
Additional Info: HARH
Steven W. Ress, (402) 472-9549,
Seven free public lectures will delve into aspects of “The right water for the right use at the right time.” The Nebraska Water Center (NWC), which is part of the University of Nebraska’s Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, has organized and helped offer these annual spring lectures for more than 40 years.

UNL’s School of Natural Resources cosponsors the lecture series and offers it for student credit. Each of the seven lectures is open to public attendance.

Individual lecture videos and speaker PowerPoint presentations will be posted at within a few days after each lecture.

The complete lecture series is as follows:

– Jan. 18, Christine Reed, UNO, “Integrated Management Planning of Surface and Ground Water in Nebraska”

– Feb. 1, Jason White, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, “Engineered Nanoparticles in Food: Implications for Food Safety and Consumer Health” (special time: lecture begins at 2:30 p.m.)

– Feb. 15, Ryan Bailey, Colorado State University, “Water Quality Modeling for Groundwater, Surface Water, and Watersheds: Basic Theory and Applications” (Williams Memorial Lecture)

– March 1, Jerry Kenny, Platte River Recovery Implementation Program, “The Platte River Recovery Implementation Program: What Has Been Accomplished and What Remains to be Done”

– March 15, Siamak Nejati, UNL, “Engineering Solutions for Cleaning Contaminated Water: Membranes for Membrane Distillation”

– April 5, Menu Leddy, Orange County California Water District, “OCWD: Groundwater Replenishment System” (Kremer Memorial Lecture)

– April 19, Daran Rudnick, UNL, “Advancements in Irrigation Technology and Their Impact on Water Management”

Additional Public Info:
Free and open to the public.

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