2013 AWRA annual water resources conference

Meeting or Conference
American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
04-07 Nov 2013
United States of America (Portland, Oregon)
Red Lion Hotel on the River-Jantzen Beach

Conference topics include:

Climate change

  • Flooding and droughts: Severity and frequency
  • Impacts on current water scarce areas
  • Impacts on freshwater availability and supplies
  • Impacts on glaciers and glaciation
  • Impacts on water quality
  • Rain and snowfall issues and distribution
  • Sea level rise

Coastal and ocean issues

  • Beach erosion
  • Desalination
  • Development impacts
  • Impacts of natural disasters
  • Sea level changes


  • Creative financing of infrastructure
  • Levees
  • Locks and dams

Management and tools

  • Adaptive management
  • Communicating science to policy makers
  • Geographic information science (GIS)
  • Modeling
  • Remote sensing
  • Technology information and dissemination

Policy, planning, and legal issues

  • Adapting government programs to watershed management and regulation
  • Balancing development and environmental policies
  • Communicating with policy makers
  • Drought management/conservation
  • Integrated water resources planning
  • Land use planning
  • Safeguarding water supplies

Surface water

  • Flood forecasting, warning, preparedness
  • Flooding and floodplain management

Special session topics

  • Groundwater governance
  • Practical applications of resilience thinking in water resources management
  • Watershed management for climate change adaptation

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Event fee

Member rates: by 8/30/13 - $495, by 10/14/13 - $595, onsite - $645; Non-member rates: by 8/30/13 - $645, by 10/14/13 - $745, onsite - $795; Student: by 8/30/13 - $220, by 10/14/13 - $275, onsite - $375

What is included in the event fee

The non-member rate includes a one-year AWRA membership starting January 2014.

How to register

Please register online.


Climate Change, Environment, Governance, GIS & Mapping, Economics of DRR, Water, Disaster Risk Management, Critical Infrastructure
Drought, Flood
United States of America
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