Groundwater and Integrated Water Management

Monday, December 4, 2017: 10:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m.
101 AB (Music City Center)

Nat Wilson
10:50 a.m.
Using High Resolution, High Accuracy Topography Data to Improve Water Management on the High Plains Aquifer

Douglas Hallum, P.G., Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, North Platte, NE

11:10 a.m.
WITHDRAWN - Opportunities and Challenges for Incorporating Threshold Effects in Linked Surface/Groundwater Management

S Andrew McGuire, Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

11:30 a.m.
Accessible County Level Water Resource Fact Sheets: Experiences from Louisiana

Vincent White, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Baton Rouge, LA

12:10 p.m.
Lunch (provided)

1:30 p.m.
Providing Accessibility and Usability of MODFLOW Models for Water Managers

James Schneider, Ph.D., Brian Dunnigan, PE, Colby Osborn and Mallory Morton, Olsson Associates, Lincoln, NE

1:50 p.m.
Maximizing Groundwater Sustainablity in a Highly-Urbanized Southern California Groundwater Basin

David S. Gould, P.E.1 and William Greg Hamer, CHG, CEG2, (1)Engineering, Crescenta Valley Water District, La Crescenta, CA, (2)AMEC, Irvine, CA

2:10 p.m.
Impact of Awareness-Raising and Citizen Pressure on US Groundwater Governance

Andrew Stone, American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH

2:30 p.m.
Improving Groundwater Management in Myanmar through Capacity Building

Michael Grzybowski1, Melissa Lenczewski, Ph.D.2, Yee Yee Oo3 and Luis Marin4, (1)Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, (2)Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, (3)Physics, Mandalay University, Mandalay, Myanmar, (4)Instituto de Geofisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, Mexico

2:50 p.m.
A Southern California Water Market- Managing in a Time of Scarcity

William Greg Hamer, CHG, CEG, AMEC, Irvine, CA

3:10 p.m.

3:30 p.m.
Locating and Monitoring Private Domestic Wells to Improve Public Health

Fran Kremer, PhD1, James Weaver, Ph D2 and Andrew Murray3, (1)ORD, USEPA, Cincinnati, OH, (2)Office of Research and Development, U.S Environmental Protection Agency, Ada, OK, (3)ORISE, CIncinnati, OH

3:50 p.m.
Toxic Levels of Lead and Copper in Groundwater Can Be Caused by Stray Electrical Current

Todd Giddings, Ph.D., PG, Todd Giddings and Associates Inc., State College, PA

4:10 p.m.
Disposal of Produced Water into Depleted Oil Reservoirs: Economic Use and Risk of USDW Pollution

Javier Vilcaez, Geology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

4:30 p.m.
Groundwater and Global Energy Security

Yu-Feng Lin, Ph.D., P.G., GISP1, Yingchun Ge, Ph.D.2 and Andrew Stumpf, Ph.D., P.G.3, (1)Illinois State Geological Survey-Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, (2)Northwest Institute and Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, (3)Illinois State Geological Survey-Prairie Research Institute, Universty of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

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