New Waves November 2008

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

National Salinity Summit goes to Vegas

The ninth annual National Salinity Summit is scheduled for Jan. 15-16, 2009 at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

This year’s summit, hosted by the Multi-State Salinity Coalition and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, is titled “Water and Energy: Our Future in the Balance.” The one and a half day conference will focus on salinity management and the water and energy nexus.

Specific session discussions range from the water/energy nexus to future federal legislation for desalination and salinity management, source control, environmental concerns, recycling water desalination, and brackish water and ocean water desalination. Areas of applied research, technologies and project implementation will be covered along with discussions.

Expected attendees include congressional staff, regional and local policy makers, and managers and experts of salinity management and desalination

For more information about the National Salinity Summit, view the following web address: http://wrri.nmsu.edu/conf/NSS.pdf.

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