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NGWA Summit to explore everything ground water


February 4, 2013
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Feb. 4, 2013, Westerville, Ohio – The 2013 NGWA Summit – The National
and International Conference on Groundwater – will take place from April
28 to May 2 in San Antonio, Texas, and will feature an agenda covering
everything ground water.

Feb. 4, 2013, Westerville, Ohio – The 2013 NGWA Summit – The National and International Conference on Groundwater – will take place from April 28 to May 2 in San Antonio, Texas, and will feature an agenda covering everything from ground water availability and the impacts on it from hydraulic fracturing, to global issues such as sustainability and quality, and remediation.

More than 190 presenters are expected, offering 32 platform presentations and 25 posters in nine topic areas:

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  • Anything ground water
  • Energy production/hydraulic fracturing
  • Global ground water issues
  • Ground water modelling
  • Ground water monitoring
  • Ground water remediation
  • Ground water quality and availability
  • Karst hydrogeology and remediation
  • Texas and regional groundwater issues.

There will be panel presentations, twilight sessions, student awards and guest speakers including:

  • Charles Fishman, New York Times best-selling author of The Big Thirst, who will deliver the keynote address
  • 2013 NGWREF Darcy lecturer David L. Rudolph, Ph.D., PE, "Managing ground water beneath the agricultural landscape"
  • 2013 NGWREF McEllhiney lecturer John Jansen, Ph.D., PG, "Keeping the pump primed: aquifer sustainability"
  • 2013 Birdsall-Dreiss lecturer Dani Or, Ph.D., "How do porous terrestrial surfaces control evaporation into the atmosphere?"

In addition, optional offerings taking place before and after the NGWA Summit include short courses, and a field trip and hands-on event. Visit www.GroundwaterSummit.org for more information.