Welcome to the home of the 13th IWA WRBM Conference. The 2014 conference will be held in beautiful San Francisco, California, USA. Mark your calendar for September 9th - 12th, 2014. The conference will be hosted by the Ecological Engineering Research Program at the University of the Pacific, www.eerp.org. The conference venue will be located at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel in San Francisco. San Francisco is one of the world’s top tourist destinations and is known for its distinctive neighborhoods, cable cars, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and its beautiful September weather. California is on the leading edge of developing sustainable water practices. The conference will include technical tours showcasing sustainable water practices in California and group activities. In this edition of the WRBM conference themes will include impacts of climate change on watershed management, water energy nexus, managing watersheds across political boundaries, flood control, harmful algae blooms, new tools and technologies in watershed management, irrigated agriculture, and more.
Please see this flyer for more information on conference. We look forward to seeing you in September!
Invitation to Submit Contributed Oral and Poster Presentation Now Closed.
Conference registration is now open! Please follow this link to register.
The goal of the Watershed and River Basin Management (WRBM) Specialist Group is to promote the understanding, utilization, and values of integrated watershed management approaches for the beneficial and sustainable use of rivers and watersheds worldwide. It seeks to achieve this by sharing of expertise and experience among its members and with other interested individuals and organizations, organizing specialist conferences, issuance of newsletters, undertaking of cooperative projects, and engaging in other activities under the auspices of the International Water Association.