TOPIC: Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability
Celebrate World Water Day on Monday afternoon, March 22, when the Water Resources Research Center hosts an informative panel discussion on the forthcoming UNESCO volume, “Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability.” This UNESCO publication provides valuable resources for stakeholders and water managers considering managed aquifer recharge (MAR) as a mechanism to bolster climate resilience in the context of environmental, social, and economic project goals. Book editors Yan Zheng and Peter Dillon, along with authors of the five North American case studies included in the volume, will participate in a panel moderated by WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal.
More about the panelists: Yan Zheng, Chair Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology; Peter Dillon, Honorary Fellow, CSIRO Land and Water and the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training; Adam Hutchinson, Recharge Planning Manager, Orange County Water District; Adriana Palma Nava, Member of the Faculty, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Crystal A. Powers, Research and Extension Communication Specialist, University of Nebraska Water Center; David Pyne, President, ASR Systems LLC, Gainesville, Florida; and Ken Seasholes, Manager of Resource Planning and Analysis, Central Arizona Project.