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Pat Mulroy Talks About Water in the Desert

When

Mar. 15, 2012, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium and Lobby

Description

Please join Dean Rama Venkat as he welcomes Pat Mulroy, general manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District, to be the special guest speaker for the third installment of the Dean's Conversation Series.  Ms. Mulroy will be discussing water issues that are crucial in the desert environment. 

Pat Mulroy oversees the operations of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, which serves more than 340,000 customers, and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, which is responsible for acquiring, treating, and delivering water to local agencies that collectively serve 2 million residents and nearly 40 million annual visitors. Mulroy joined the District more than 20 years ago and began serving as its general manager in 1989. She was a principal architect of the Authority, which has served as a model for other Western water agencies since its creation in 1991.

As general manager of one of the country’s most progressive water agencies, Mulroy is exceptionally active in regional and national water issues. She serves as President of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, and is on the Board of Trustees of the Water Research Foundation, the Board of Directors of the National Water Resources Association, and is a member of the American Water Works Association. Additionally, she was the original chairperson of the Western Urban Water Coalition and served on the Colorado River Water Users Association’s board of directors.

A reception will follow in the Science and Engineering Building lobby.  All are welcome.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by March 13.

Parking is available in the Science and Engineering Building parking lot and the Cottage Grove Parking Garage.

Contact Information

Name: Dawn Barlow-Curtis
Office: TBE-A115
Phone: 702-895-3965
E-mail: dawn.barlow-curtis@unlv.edu