State Water Resources Research Institute Program
Project ID: 2012MA380B
Title: Symposium on the Value of Water
Project Type: Information Transfer
Start Date: 3/01/2012
End Date: 2/28/2013
Congressional District: 1,7,8
Focus Categories: Water Use, Economics, Management and Planning
Keywords: Symposium, Water Value, Water Use
Principal Investigator: Rees, Paula (UMass Amherst)
Federal Funds: $ 7,051
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 9,258
Abstract: The Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center will partner with Richard Vogel and the Water: Systems, Science and Society Program at Tufts University to hold a one-day symposium entitled "The Glass Half-Full: Valuing Water in the 21st Century".
The event will take place on the campus of Tufts University on April 27, 2012 and will gather over 200 academics, professionals and regulators to examine water use and economics.
Keynote presentations, panel discussions, a poster session and networking reception are planned for this event.