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2014-09-02 23:08:13

Martha Corozzi Narvaez, University of Delaware, will assume her duties as president-elect of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) on January 1, 2015. Her AWRA presidency will follow in 2016. Newly elected Board members Lisa Beutler of MWH Global and Wayne S. Wright of GeoEngineers, will also assume their positions in January 2015. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA), the premier non-governmental organization dedicated to the...

2014-08-12 23:09:12

Rebecca R. Rubin interviews Dr. Mark Dunning, President of the American Water Resources Association. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 "Climate change has ushered in a 'new normal' that includes extreme weather events, sea level rise and water shortages," says Dr. Mark Dunning, President of the American Water Resources Association, in a just released interview with Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of Marstel-Day. As part of Marstel-Day's ongoing series,...

2014-07-28 23:05:06

Six students have been awarded a total of $7500 from the Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship Fund of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2014 Richard A. Herbert Memorial Scholarship Fund awards. Considered by AWRA and our members to be one of the organization's greatest accomplishments, the scholarship fund, established in 1980, has helped...

2014-05-03 23:02:34

Scientists study occurrence and fate of contaminants of emerging concern (CEC); Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) publishes collection of research presented at CEC conference. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Trace organic compounds such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products, pesticides, hormones, flame retardants, and nanomaterials can have adverse effects on aquatic and terrestrial life and potentially on human health. These “contaminants of emerging...

2014-05-03 23:02:04

American Water Resources Association seeks EIC for well-respected journal in 50th year of publication. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is seeking a new editor-in-chief (EIC) for its flagship publication, the Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA). Now in its 50th year, JAWRA is dedicated to publishing original papers characterized by their broad, multidisciplinary approach to water resources issues. JAWRA’s current...

2014-02-11 23:20:30

18 prominent professionals with a collected 500 years of experience were recruited by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) to give their views on the future of water resources in our nation. What they have to say may very well influence the course of water resources management in the United States through the end of this century and beyond. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is...

2013-11-18 23:29:55

AWRA releases report and creates webinar series on Proactive Flood and Drought Management. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Our planet is changing. Flood and drought issues transcend every part of our nation. The case studies in the AWRA Policy Committee's newly released "Proactive Flood and Drought Management: A Selection of Applied Strategies & Lessons Learned from around the United States," report are both unusual and outstanding in their success at...

2013-10-28 23:26:11

From water quality standards to establishing allocations, 10 papers tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay restoration. MIddleburg, VA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) is pleased to present in its October 2013 issue a Featured Collection, "Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development and Application." Ten papers plus an introduction tell the story of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL from developing water quality...

2013-09-13 23:22:46

Leading multidisciplinary water resources management magazine seeks new editor-in-chief; current chief set to retire. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) seeks applications for Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Water Resources IMPACT Magazine. Application submission deadline is September 30, 2013. The successful candidate would start on January 1, 2014. IMPACT is a magazine style publication that is wholly owned and published by the...

2013-08-09 10:12:52

Texas is one of the most flood-prone states in the nation Periodic flooding in Texas—one the most flood-prone states in the nation—cannot be firmly linked to climate change due to numerous dams and other manmade structures introduced over the years, according to a University of Iowa study. The researchers also found that tropical cyclones are less responsible for major floods in the region than in the eastern United States. The study, which looked at 70 years of records, appears...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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