New Waves May 2011

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

14th World Lake Conference to be held in Austin

The River Systems Institute, part of Texas State University, and the International Lake Environment Committee are co-sponsoring the 14th World Lake Conference, in Austin Oct. 31 – Nov. 4.

The conference will provide an interactive international forum for current lake and reservoir science, management and governance issues. A biennial event, the conference has previously been convened in Argentina, China, Denmark, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya and the U.S. According to organizers, the anticipated conference participants include international, national, and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, academic organizations, representatives of the private sector and other water stakeholders from both developed and developing countries.

Registration and more information are available at

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