The 20th Annual Palouse Basin Water Summit is taking place on Thursday, October 26th from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the SEL Event Center. Erica Gies, an award-winning independent journalist who writes about water, climate change, plants and critters, will be a featured guest. To learn more please visit the event website and view the program.
The Columbia River Basin is facing an invisible water quality crisis, negatively impacting human and ecosystem health. This interdisciplinary challenge requires expertise from a variety of fields to solve.
This program trains MSc and PhD students in engineering and science (incl. social sciences) to do research to tackle these problems, hand-in-hand with the communities impacted. By valuing Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Western science, students will learn how to find solutions to these pressing challenges with their communities.
Professional development: opportunity to work with Tribes, agencies, organizations, and communities (internships, research projects, and more)
Student-centered mentoring from within and outside of WSU
$34,000 stipend & paid tuition & fees for 1 year
Opportunity to earn a Community Engagement in River and Watershed Systems Certificate
Collaborate with communities, including agencies and institutions, to do research that makes meaningful change
Learn to skillfully integrate Traditional Ecological Knowledge, western scientific information, policy, and community interests and values
Learn from your peers: join an ever- growing cohort of trainees
World Water Week 2023 is focused on innovation at a time of unprecedented challenges. The theme Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions for a Water-Wise World invites us to rethink how we manage water. Which ideas, innovations, and governance systems will we need in a more unstable and water scarce world? This year, much of the content will build on discussions at the UN 2023 Water Conference and commitments to the Water Action Agenda.
American Water Resource Association (AWRA) 2024 Conferences
AWRA 2024 Geospatial Water Technology Conference (GWTC)
Data to Decisions: Managing and Modeling Water Challenges
MARCH 25-27, 2024 | ORLANDO, FL
The GWTC conference is designed to highlight existing and new geospatial and technological tools to solve water resources-related problems. Submit an abstract by September 6, 2023. See conference website for details.
AWRA 2024 Spring Conference
Water Risk and Resilience: Research and Sustainable Solutions
APRIL 8-10, 2024 | TUSCALOOSA, AL
The conference seeks to bring together a diverse multi-disciplinary group of water professionals – to disseminate, share, and learn about research-based cutting-edge solutions to evaluate and address future water risks and improve how society can adapt to these risks. Submit an abstract between August 22 – October 6, 2023. See conference website for details.