Fish Health in the Potomac River Basin
September 23, 2010
Jeff Kelble, Shenandoah 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.
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.
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)