• Pictured: A resettlement village near a new hydropower reservoir in Laos, captured during Teresa Culver's work to investigate the control of malaria via reservoir operations.

    Below is the event calendar for the current academic year 2018-2019. You can also review past years' events from the Global Water Initiative.

    September 2018

    28 September
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Olsson 120
    Together with Environmental Science 
    Charles Vorosmarty (City University) Water and Climate Change
    Sustainable Infrastructure for Sustainable Development: The Notion of Blending Green and Gray Infrastructure

    October 2018

    26 October
    12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    UVA Special Collections Library

    Graduate Symposium – Water Research
    Session 1
    12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
    Valerie Michel, Identifying Vulnerable Stakeholders from Dependent Relationships in California's Water System
    Courtney Hill, Technological Field Performance of a New Point-of-Use Water Treatment Technology in a Randomized Control Trial in Limpopo, South Africa
    Richa Vuppuluri, Steering Urban Water Management in Strained Urban Environments

    Session 2
    2 - 3:15 p.m.
    Gail Hayes, Comparison of four types of low impact development techniques for roadside storm water management in a shared watershed
    Md Amzad Hossain, Water in Scarcity, Women in Peril
    Allen Townsend, Why is Water Different? A Study of Transparency and Decision Making

    Session 3
    3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
    Sadegh Eghdami, Neda Nazemi, Free Market Scenario and its Impact on Irrigation
    Udayan Singh, Scope and feasibility of potable reuse of coalbed methane produced waters in eastern India: analyzing water-energy sustainability synergies and health implications
    Raymond Santucci, Jr, Lead Corrosion in Water Distribution Systems: Survey of Water Chemistry Effects and Insights into a Recent Lead Poisoning Crisis

    November 2018

    16 November
    Together with UVA Engineering
    Upmanu Lall (Columbian University)
    Climatic determination of flood risk, and its intersection with aging infrastructure: potential for cascading failures and portfolio impacts

    December 2018

    6 December
    3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
    Clark 108
    Together with UVA Environmental Science
    Greg Characklis (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

    December/January
    Together with UVA European Studies
    Water in Europe and the World

    February 2019

    11 February
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    Together with UVA Political Science
    Ariel Dinar (Riverside, CA)
    Conflict and Cooperation Along Transboundary Rivers
     

    World Water Event
    18 February
    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    Together with Darden Business School
    Ambassador (ret.) Ram Aviram
    Hydro-Politics in the Jordan River Basin: Can It Help Resolve Water Scarcity

    26 February
    3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
    Monroe 120
    Together with UVA Economics
    Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale)
    Water Quality and Elites in Bangladesh

    March 2019

    22 March
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    Garrett Hall, Seminar room
    Together with UVA's Batten School 
    David Keiser (Ohio)
    Water Quality in the United States

    April 2019

    World Water Event
    2 April
    6:00 p.m.
    Together with UVA Engineering
    Panel with Earl Swift (author), Lawrence Band (UVA), and Ellen Gilinsky (RiverNetwork)
    Climate Change and Chesapeake Bay: Sinking Tangier Island and the water quality challenge

    World Water Event 
    5 April
    1:00 p.m.
    Together with UVA Sustainability
    Storm Water Tour of UVA Main Grounds with Professor Teresa Culver
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    World Water Event
    11 April
    3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
    Rong Fu (UCLA)

    World Water Event
    April
    Field Trip to Lake Anna or Surry Nuclear Power Plant and Rice River Center