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University Forum: How Thirsty Are You?

When: Oct. 15, 2013, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Campus Location: Marjorie Barrick Museum / Harry Reid Center
Office/Remote Location: Auditorium

Please join the College of Liberal Arts for the University Forum Lecture "How Thirsty Are You?  Quenching the World’s Thirst with Wastewater," a talk by Daniel Gerrity, assistant professor, civil and environmental engineering and construction, UNLV

Rapid population growth is placing a tremendous strain on water supplies, but water conservation is simply insufficient to solve this widespread problem. Communities are now turning to treated wastewater as a new water supply for their people, businesses, and local environment. This presentation explains why wastewater will – and should – be coming to a tap near you. The presentation will also highlight numerous examples of water reuse projects throughout the world, including one of the largest, right here in Las Vegas.

Admission Information: 

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information: 

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: College of Liberal Arts
Phone: 702-895-3041
E-mail: liberalarts@unlv.edu


Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts dean's office

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