Water and society 2013

Meeting or Conference
Wessex Institute of Technology
04-06 Sep 2013
United Kingdom (New Forest)
Balmer Lawn Hotel

The conference provides a multi-disciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of many issues affecting water resources today. The importance of water and its impact on civilisation and mankind are widely recognised. Issues regarding quality, quantity and technology associated with water are quickly becoming acknowledged as impending major issues that will require global involvement and financial support. Aside from mankind's reliance upon water for survival, water touches many different topics and industries. Conference topics

  • The nature of water

  • Water as a human right

  • Water as the source of life

  • Water in a changing climate

  • Future water demands and adaptation strategies

  • Water resources contamination

  • Water resources management

  • Irrigation and desertification

  • Water, sanitation and health

  • Transnational water rights

  • Legislation and controls

  • Lessons to be learnt

  • Water and disaster management

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Event fee

Standard regsitration: €980; Conference chairmen, WIT fellows and members of the scientific advisory committee: €930; Students: €500

What is included in the event fee

Includes conference proceedings, other documentation and refreshments.

How to register

Please register online or fill out the registration form and email it to the conference secretariat.


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