AAEES Kappe Distinguished Lecture Series:Sustaining Water Availability in Rural Communities: Expanding Use of Poor Quality Waters

Sep 25

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September 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm


Dr. Danny Reible, Texas Tech University, Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists Kappe Lecture Series. Dr. Danny Reible is the Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering and the Department of chemical engineering at Texas Tech University. Abstract: Water is critical, not only to meet personal water needs, but to support a healthy economy and to meet the challenges of food for an ever growing world population. Increased climate variability and conflicting demands for water requires us to fundamentally rethink how we should manage our limited groundwater and surface water resources so that energy production and economic vitality does not come at the cost of potable water availability, food security and environmental quality.