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Integrated Water Resources Management Workshop

On January 28 and 29, 2010, the WSSS program hosted seven water professionals from China for a workshop on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). The workshop featured presentations and discussions led by WSSS faculty members, graduate students, and local water experts.Click the links below to download presentations from the workshop.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Time

Event

8:30 - 9:00 Arrival and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome, Introduction to Workshop, and Self-Introductions
Vincent Manno, Professor and Associate Provost, Tufts School of Engineering
Richard Vogel, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Tufts University
9:30 - 10:15 Discussions on River Basin Management in China
Richard Vogel, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Tufts University
10:15 - 10:30 Refreshments and Break
10:30 - 11:30

PDF  Water and Economics (1.06 MB)
Annette Huber-Lee, Visiting Scholar, Tufts School of Engineering

See also: Franklin M Fisher and Annette Huber-Lee. "Economics, Water Management, and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East and Beyond." Environment 48:3 (April 1, 2006) 26-41, 2.

Rogers, Peter, Ramesh Bhatia, and Annetter Huber. Water as a Social and Economic Good: How to Put the Principle into Practice. Stockholm: Global Water Partnership Technical Advisory Committee, 1998.

11:30 - 12:30 PDF  International Resilience Research: Policy & Practice (1.28 MB)
Astier Almedom, Professor of the Practice, Tufts University
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:00 Follow-up Discussions
2:00 - 3:30 PDF  CUAHSI Water Data Services (5.92 MB)
Richard P. Hooper, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of the Hydrological Sciences
3:30 - 3:45 Refreshments and Break
3:45 - 4:00 PDF  An Introduction to WSSS (328 KB)
PDF  WSSS Research Examples, 2009 (3.86 MB)
Richard Vogel, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Tufts University
4:00 - 5:30

Presentations by Current WSSS Students

PDF  Impact of Technical Assistance on Drinking Water Supply Safety and Sustainability: El Salvador (1.65 MB)
Georgia Kayser, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University

PDF  Resource Management and Water Quality in Rural East Africa (9.39 MB)
Ayron Strauch, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Tufts University

PDF  Analysis of Water Conflicts Across National and Societal Boundaries (1.41 MB)
Yongxuan Gao, School of Engineering, Tufts University

5:30 - 7:30 Reception

Chinese delegates discuss the presentations on the first day of the workshop.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Time

Event

8:30 - 9:00 Arrival and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 PDF  IWRM and Urban Climate Change Adaptation (4.12 MB)
Paul Kirshen, Battelle Memorial Institute
10:30 - 10:45 Break and Refreshments
10:45 - 11:30 Follow-up Discussions on IWRM
Paul Kirshen, Battelle Memorial Institute
11:30 - 12:30 Discussion with Chinese Delegates on Planning for IWRM
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:30

PDF  Water Evaluation and Planning System (2.95 MB)
Jack Sieber, Stockholm Environment Institute - US Center

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2:30 - 3:30 PDF  Water and People (9.97 MB)
Richard Vogel, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Tufts University
3:30 - 4:00 Workshop Summary - Future Collaborations
4:00 - 5:00 Reception and Farewells

Students, faculty and visitors break from morning presentations at the Sophia Gordon Hall multi-purpose room.




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