34th Annual Meeting - Wisconsin's Water Resources: Conflicts and Collaborations


Meeting Information

March 2 - 3, 2006 at the Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake,Wisconsin

Download the Conference Registration [428kb pdf file].

Download the final Conference Program & Abstracts [315kb pdf file].


Meeting Highlights

The 30th annual meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) was held at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake on March 2 and 3, 2006. We held plenary, oral and poster sessions addressing both surface water and groundwater issues in Wisconsin, as well as a Student Career Session. The meeting also included a luncheon business meeting for the Wisconsin Section of the AWRA, a poster session and social, and an evening banquet.


Distinguished Service Award

This year's Distinguished Service Award went to Mike Lemcke, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Picture of Distinguished Service Award recipient
AWRA-WI Distinguished Service Award Recipient Mike Lemcke (WDNR) with AWRA-WI President Sue Swanson.

Student Presentation Awards

AWRA encourages student participation in its annual meeting by recognizing the best student oral presentation, best student poster, and undergraduate excellence in either the oral or poster categories.

Student Presentation Award was provided to Jeff Wilcox, UW Madison and Veronica Rigo, UW-Milwaukee. Jeff's presentation was entitled Investigation of Hormone and Pharmaceutical Transport through Unsaturated and Saturated Sediments using Laboratory Column Experiments. Veronica's presentation was entitled Optical Sensing of Oxygen in Gas and Aqueous Phase.

Picture of Student Awards recipients
Student Awards Recipients, Jeff Wilcox (UW-Madison) and Veronica Rigo (UW-Milwaukee) with AWRA-WI President Sue Swanson.