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Senior Environmental Scientist/Hydrologist

Starting Salary: $60,000 to $65,000 – Depending on experience, knowledge, skills, abilities
Benefits Include: Excellent Health benefits (including Vision and Dental), retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, comp-time, and a flexible schedule
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hours/week)
Closing Date: Open until filled
Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:
Wendy Harris
For more information

2018 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference

June 26-28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Join us as we head east to the “Point” of confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, in the transformed “Steel City,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the 2018 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference.

The Conference Planning Committee invites you to propose a Special Session for the conference. A special session organizers’ role is to propose a relevant and timely topic, recruit speakers to submit abstracts to the session, and moderate the session during the June 2018 Conference. Special sessions can be in the form of a panel discussion, a group of 4 or more oral presentations on a specific topic, or a group of lightning (5 minute) talks followed by group discussion. Multiple session track proposals are welcome. Those interested in organizing and hosting a special session should provide
the following information:
• Title of proposed special session
• A brief description (less than 350 words) stating the importance of the topic and the rationale for the proposed session
• Organizer(s), including contact information
• Type of proposed session(s): panel discussion, full length talks (20 min), or lightning talks (5 min) followed by discussion
• A draft list of presenters (to submit abstracts via the general call for abstracts) and their tentative titles.

The above information should be submitted directly to the Conference Chair, Kevin McGuire (, and Technical Program Chair, Bryan Swistock (, no later than September 22, 2017.

Important Dates:
Proposal for special sessions due: September 22, 2017
Notification of special session acceptance: October 6, 2017
General call for abstracts issued: October 2017
Abstracts due: January 22, 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance: Late February 2018

General questions about the 2018 UCOWR/NIWR Conference can be directed to Karl
Williard (, Executive Director of UCOWR, or Staci Eakins
(, Administrative Assistant, UCOWR.

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Workshop on Clean Water Processing Technology Research and Development

The Advanced Manufacturing Office at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is hosting a second workshop on Clean Water Processing Technology Research and Development to gain insights on the early-stage research and development needs in this critical area. This workshop will focus on industrial, agricultural and human needs, challenges, and future paths to solve and satisfy this nation’s issues with water manufacture, use and production. This workshop will be held on August 23-24, 2017, at the Wyndham hotel in Cleveland, OH.
As the consequences of water supply and quality of clean water become more pressing, it is becoming increasingly important to be able to ensure sufficient supplies of water at a reasonable cost and purity for the application from a variety of sources. DOE’s report on the Energy-Water Nexus identified the importance of research and development in developing technologies to provide water from a wide range of sources for diverse end uses, including industrial, agricultural, and municipal applications.
The purpose of the workshop is to discuss opportunities for major advancements in science and technology for processing of clean water. This includes, but is not limited to the fields of:
• Process, materials discovery and component structures for medium to high TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) waters, silts, brines and other contaminant removal, at low energy, low cost, and improved reliability of existing and future advanced manufacturing process technologies
• Effective and energy-efficient pre-treatment processes of feedstock and post-process transport, storage, injection of water, processed water and effluent processing
• Cost-effective energy resources for the water purification and the potential of co-production processes to recover and manufacturer other valuable minerals and elements
• Systems integration technologies that incorporates smart sensors and actuators as well as modular integration and other process intensification approaches
Please register at no later than August 18th, 2017. Attendance is limited.
View the workshop agenda here.