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Supplementing Southern California’s Water Supply Through Seawater Desalination

The use of desalinated ocean water to supplement Southern California’s limited water supply is an often- contentious proposal.  Join Water UCI for a panel discussion by leaders in desalination technology and policy as they discuss both the challenges and opportunities associated with the use of this technology in Southern California.  Reception to follow.

Panelists:

  • Newsha Ajami, Director of Urban Water Policy, Stanford University
  • Jeremy Crutchfield, San Diego County Water Authority, Facilities Planning Group
  • Ray Hiemstra, Associate Director, Orange County Coastkeeper
  • Sunny Jiang, Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine
  • Scott Maloni, Vice President, Poseidon Water

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Calit2 Auditorium
4100 Calit2 Building, Irvine, CA

Event Type

Lectures / Presentations

Audience

Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students, Graduate Students, Postdocs

Website

http://water.uci.edu/event/supplement...

Cost

Free

Department

Social Ecology

Hashtag

#ucitoday

Event Sponsor

Water UCI

Event Contact Email

sroback@uci.edu

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