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Virginia water center celebrates 40th year at national symposium at Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Va. -- Since 1965, the Virginia Water Resources Research Center at Virginia Tech has provided funding support to hundreds of research projects and student researchers at Virginia Tech. On Oct. 10-12, the center will celebrate it's 40th anniversary in conjunction with the National Water Research Symposium at the Skelton Conference Center on the Virginia Tech campus.

The theme will be Balancing Water Law and Science. The program will feature science and policy forums that address critical water issues in Virginia and across the nation, workshops, and research presentations. Program topics will include: Uncertainty in the Clean Water Act , Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, Groundwater Management, and Water Supply and Management.

Featured speakers include Charles G. Groat of the University of Texas in Austin, and director of the U.S. Geological Survey from 1998 to June 2005, on "Integration of Water Science and Policy;" R. Jan Stevenson, professor in zoology at Michigan State University and co-director of the Center for Water Sciences, on "The Science of Assessing the Success of Ecosystem Protection and Restoration: Strategies for Assessing Nutrient Conditions;" Tayloe Murphy, Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources; and Gerald E. Galloway Jr., of the University of Maryland, College Park and a Visiting Scholar at the US Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources, on "The Water Science and Policy: What is the National Agenda?"

A complete program and registration information is at www.conted.vt.edu/vwrs/. For additional information, contact Tamim Younos, interim director of the Virginia center, at 540/231-8039 or tyounos@vt.edu.

Co-sponsors are the Universities Council on Water Resources, National Institute for Water Resources, Water Environment Federation, and the Virginia Tech Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geosci
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Contact: Tamim Younos
tyounos@vt.edu
540-231-8039
Virginia Tech
26-Aug-2005


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