Integrated Water Resources Management from Local and International Perspectives
6 PM, Thursday, January 12, 2012
As defined by the Global Water Partnership, IWRM "promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land, and related resources, in order to maximize the resultant economic and social welfare in an equitable manner without compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems." This coordination includes federal agencies along with all levels of government (Federal, State, Tribal, and local), stakeholders, and other nations who share trans-boundary waters with the United States.
Ms. Collier is the Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission, which is an interstate/federal commission that provides a unified approach to watershed management throughout the Delaware River Basin without regard to political boundaries. Ms. Collier will be giving an overview of the Delaware River Basin Integrated Watershed Plan along with some of the issues encountered when attempting to get all parties involved.
Dr. Moltz is a senior water resources scientist at ICPRB and has had a leadership role in scoping the Potomac Basin comprehensive water resources management plan; she will be describing the methodology being proposed for the development of the management plan utilizing an Integrated Water Resources framework. Dr. Moltz also serves as project manager for the development of a Critical Area Resource Plan in the Marsh and Rock creek watersheds of Adams County, PA., and will be giving an update on this effort.
Dr. Stakhiv works as a senior water resources scientist at the Institute for Water Resources in Alexandria, VA. He is currently Technical Director of the UNESCO International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management and has been involved in studies in a number of countries. Dr. Stakhiv has written multiple papers on his ideas with regard to Integrated Water Resources Management, some of which he will be discussing during this event.
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6:00 pm: Registration
6:45 pm: Panel Presentation
51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-08
Rockville, MD 20850
Registration (dinner included)
$25 - members
$35 - non-members
$10 - students
* after Jan 6, member & non-member registration rates increase by $10