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Brown Bag Seminars

Safe and Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: In Theory and Reality
Speaker: Grant Weinkam, Ph.D., Research Analysist, Water Resources Research Center
 
Dr. Weinkam is an environmental specialist experienced working in aquatic (surface water, wastewater, drinking water, storm water), terrestrial (agricultural, urban, natural), and atmospheric systems. He is interested in applying physical, chemical, biological, and socioeconomic principles to better understand and control the fate, transport, and impact of contaminants in human and natural systems.  
Groundwater Modeling's Role in Strategic Water Resources Management Planning for Clarkdale, Arizona
Speaker:  Laurel Lacher, Ph.D., Owner/Principal Lacher Hydrological Consulting 
 
Dr. Lacher's research and professional interests center on groundwater-surface water interactions. Balancing human needs for potable water with protection of fragile stream systems has become her key professional purpose.
Dam Removal and River Restoration of the Elwha River, Washington: Lessons learned five years into the Project
Speaker:  Chris Magirl, Ph.D.,  Studies Chief, USGS
 
With over 20 years of experience researching hydrology and fluid mechanics for both government and industry, Dr. Magirl has worked on fluvial geomorphology, sediment-transport, and river ecology issues throughout the western U.S. Before joining the USGS, Dr. Magirl was an R&D project manager and engineer for Hewlett-Packard. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles on geomorphology, hydrology, and engineering and holds 6 patents.

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