Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable to meet Oct. 21-22

The Freshwater Society will host an Oct. 21-22 Midwest meeting of the Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable. The Roundtable is a national group of water experts that provides advice and information to a range of federal agencies. It is a working group of the federal Advisory Committee on Water Information.

The meeting, which will be held at the Gray Freshwater Center in Excelsior, is open to the public. But seating is limited, and registration is required.

Because of an overwhelming response
from a wide range of people dedicated
to conserving and protecting clean
water, the Sustainable Water Resources
Roundtable and the Freshwater Society
have had to close registration for the
conference. But there may be cancellations,
and we are starting a stand-by list.

If you want to be on that list, click here.
We will notifiy you if room becomes
available.

Roundtable participants will receive updates on national initiatives, such as an effort led by the U.S. Geological Survey to conduct a comprehensive examination of water availability across the country, and on programs and research directed at the Great Lakes.

Deborah Swackhamer, co-director of the University of Minnesota’s Water Resources Center and the leader of a legislatively mandated effort to recommend a framework for water sustainability in Minnesota, will provide an update on the Framework.

A panel of experts also will discuss Mississippi River sustainability issues. For an agenda, click here.