Fish Health in the Potomac River Basin

September 23, 2010


Jeff KelbleShenandoah Riverkeeper

Vicki Blazer, US Geological Survey

The panel discussed the current state of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as challenges in implementing the restoration plan, including past and current conditions of the Bay, actions called for implementing the Restoration Plan, as well as potential impacts on the economy of the region.

  • Thank you to event sponsor KCI.


Fairfax Water Tour/Occoquan Watershed:

Presentations and Picnic at Occoquan Regional Park

May 15, 2010

Our Fairfax Water hosts provided a presentation on water treatment and a tour of the Frederick P. Griffith, Jr. Water Treatment Facility.

Dr. Tom Grizzard, Director of he Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory, also spoke on water quality research and monitoring procedures and how such information is used to manage water quality challenges in the waershed.

  • The Annual Business meeting preceded the event.


Federal Agency Panel on Water Resources Initiatives

March 8, 2010 

A discussion with:

Matthew Larsen, Associate Director for Water, U.S. Geological Survey;

Michael Connor, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; and

Steve Stockton, Director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


Virtual Water and the Energy-Water Nexus

January 14, 2010 

A discussion on the water-energy nexus and the hidden uses of water.

Dr. Cat Shrier, Watercat Consulting;

Shahid Chaudhry, California Energy Commission; and

Dr. Maggie Walser, AGU/AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow;

Dr. Tamim Youmos, Virginia Tech, (moderator)



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