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Tchobanoglous Water Lecture Series

Generously sponsored by University of the Pacific alumni, George and Rosemary Tchobanoglous, the Water Lecture Series seeks to engage the community around water issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Next Lecture

Coming Fall 2020...

Past Topics and Speaker

    • Use of Recycled Oil Field Wastewater for Irrigation of Food Crops (April 7, 2016)
      - Fran Spivy-Weber (Vice Chair, State Water Resources Control Board)
      - Dr. Will Stringfellow (Professor and Director of Ecological Engineering Research Program, University of the Pacific)
      - Melissa Thorme (Downey Brand LLP)
    • Groundwater Banking in California: Exploring Law, Science, & Policy (November 10, 2016)
      - Dan Dooley '76 (Principal, New Current Water and Land, LLC)
      - Dale Melville (Principal Engineer and Chairman of the Board at Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group)
      - Jennifer Harder (Assistant Professor, McGeorge School of Law)
    • Recycled Water as Drinking Water: Exploring Direct Potable Reuse (April 6, 2017)
      - Dr. George Tchobanoglous (International wastewater treatment, management and reuse expert)
      - Keith Solar '85 (Shareholder, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, PC)
      - Jennifer West (Managing Director, WateReuse)
    • Safe Drinking Water: Big Challenges for Small Water Systems (April 2, 2018)
      - Martha Guzman Aceves (Commissioner, California Public Utility Commission)
      - Heather Bashian (Principal Engineer, Provost & Pritchard)
      - Ryan Mahoney (Staff Counsel, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment)
    • International Water Law in the Anthropocene:  How Do We Survive a Legacy of Environmental Dislocation and Disruption? (January 24, 2019)
      - Stephen C. McCaffrey (Carol Olsen Endowed Professor International Law, McGeorge School of Law)
    • California's Water Resilience Portfolio: An Opportunity for Détente in the State's Water (November 7, 2019). This lecture was co-sponsored by McGeorge's Captial Center for Law Policy.
      - Wade Crowfoot (California Natural Resources Secetary)

Photo from the inaugural Water Lecture Series

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Jennifer Harder | Associate Professor | McGeorge School of Law | | 916.739.7189

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