28thAnnual Meeting: Understanding and Managing Water Resources for the Future
March 4 - 5, 2004 at the Hotel Mead and Conference Center Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
Download the Conference Registration [163kb pdf file].
Download the final Conference Program & Abstracts [283kb pdf file].
The annual meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) was held along the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The meeting theme was Understanding and Managing Water Resources for the Future. Our plenary session explored management of the State's water resources by featuring presentations on the protection of the resource, including details on invasive species and the integrity of the water supply. In addition, more than 40 contributed papers and posters addressed a range of current research regarding Wisconsin's water resources.
- Russell Van Herik, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Protection Fund
- J. Val Klump, Senior Scientist at the Great Lakes WATER Institute at UW-Milwaukee
- Lon Couillard, Water Quality Manager for the City of Milwaukee Water Works
- Contaminant treatment
- Aquifer storage and recovery
- Groundwater-surface water interaction
- Groundwater contaminants
- Surface water studies
- Groundwater studies
- Water management
The meeting also included a luncheon and an evening banquet. Section elections for President-elect, Vice President, Treasurer, and Director at-Large were held during the luncheon.
Following the meeting there was a student career workshop from 12:30-2:30 pm. The workshop included a discussion of job opportunities by a panel representing a range of career choices for water resources professionals. The workshop was free to students and lunch was provided for participants.