Location: Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV
The 2012 West Virginia Water Research Conference is a statewide event for researchers, policy makers, regulators, agencies and the public. They can share in the latest information, technologies and research relating to the challenges we face to protect our state’s water resources. This year’s event will bring together researchers from various universities, agencies, industry and others in West Virginia working to provide answers to our water-related questions.
Registration is now available. Visit the registration page
Selected Presentations Related to Marcellus Shale Drilling, Fracking, and Other Activities:
The Role of Federal, State and Local Governments in Protecting Water Quality. David L. Yaussy, Robinson & McElwee PLLC
Emerging Water Quality Issues in West Virginia. Michael Becher, Appalachian Mountain Advocates
Ohio River Headwaters Resource Committee: Focused on Protecting Water Quantity.
David Dzombak, Carnegie Mellon University
ORSANCO: Today and in the Future. Ken Komoroski, Chairman, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO)
Appalachian Energy Development: Recommended Science for a Changing Region. Pete Murdoch, Research Hydrologist, Watershed Research Group, US Geological Survey
Hope for Appalachian Watersheds in the Face of Energy Development: Is there Any?
Todd Petty, Professor, Forestry & Natural Resources, West Virginia University
Impacts of Energy-Related Activities on Water Quality in SW PA. Jeanne VanBriesen, Carnegie Mellon University
Water Quality Trends in the Monongahela River: 2009 to 2012. Paul Ziemkiewicz, Director, WV Water Research Institute, West Virginia University
Three Rivers QUEST. Melissa O’Neal, Environmental Specialist, WV Water Research Institute
RAIN Network: early warning system. Scott Rodeheaver, WV DHHR
Water Quality Monitoring in the Monongahela River Basin in support of the Operation of USACE Headwater Reservoirs. Rose Reiley, US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District
Marcellus Shale Impacts on Water Quality: What is Known and What Needs to be Known. Marc Glass, Downstream Strategies