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26 - Whisnant and Holman present thoughts on the politics of water to the NC School of Science and Math
15 - State Water Infrastructure Commissin at Coates Center in Raleigh from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
14 - Meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Districts' Water Resources Committee, Asheboro
3 - SWIC and UNC-Duke-WRRI forum on "The Role of Private Water Industry in Providing Water Infrastructure" at Coates Center in Raleigh from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
24 - NC Div of Water Resources meeting on integrating Cape Fear and Neuse hydrological models (ncwater.org)
20 - State Water Infrastructure Commission at Coates Center in Raleigh
19 - Whisnant presentation to Conference of Southern Counties, White Sulphur Springs, WV
12 - Holman presentation to Cape Fear River Assembly at Carolina Beach
2-4 - FLOW 2011 in Nashville, TN
26 - NC General Assembly Convenes
24 - "EPA at 40" sponsored by Duke Law and Nicholas Institute at Duke Gardens
21 - State Water Infrastructure Commission from 10 - 12 at the Coates Center in Raleigh. Water efficiency and other topics will be discussed.
18 -Ecological Flows Science Advisory Board. The second meeting of the Ecological Flows Science Advisory Board will be held on Tuesday, January 18 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the auditorium of the N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Agricultural Building located at 4001-E Carya Drive in Raleigh.
15 - Falls Lake Nutrient Management Rules adopted by the EMC become effective
12-13 - NC Environmental Management Commission in Raleigh
9-11 - NC Association of Soil & Water Conservation Supervisors annual meeting in Asheville
5 - Virginia's Roanoke River Basin Advisory Commission at the Center for Applied Technology in Danville, VA
14 - Holman presentation to NC Aggregates Association in Greensboro
6 - NC Water Resources Association at 11:30 am at McKimmon Center at NC State University: Jim Mead, Division of Water Resources on determination of ecological flows
30 - Whisnant presentation of Jordan model ordinance for stormwater in Burlington
27 - Football UNC @ Duke
19 - State Water Infrastructure Commission meeting at Coates Center in Raleigh
15-17 - NC Am Water Works Association's annual meeting in Winston-Salem
11- Disque Deane, Jr will speak on "Water Scarcity 101" at 12 noon in Room A158 of the Levine Science Research Center at Duke University(parking.duke.edu)Deane's company Water Asset Management recently helped draft a report on Water Risk in the Municipal Bond Market along with CERES and Pricewaterhouse Coopers
9 -- Holman presentation at Ferguson Auditorium at A-B Tech in Asheville hosted by RiverLink starting at 6 pm
9 - Whisnant presentation to Lumber River Council of Governments
8 - 1st meting of Scientific Advisory Board on Ecological Flows from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at NC Wildlife Resources Commission at 1751 Varsity Drive on NC State University's Centennial Campus in Raleigh; staffed by Division of Water Resources (ncwater.org)
Whisnant and Holman to visit Texas to review ecological flow approaches (or maybe 2011)
21 - Water Infrastructure Task Force, chaired by Asst Secretary Robin Smith at Coates Center in Raleigh
14 - Holman meeting with NC Am Water Works Assoc committee
12 - Holman, Moreau, Morris, Peele, Sanford, Smith and many others presentations, discussion & debate at NC Spin water conference in Raleigh
8 - Holman presentation at "A River Runs Through Us" at Elon University
7 - Division of Water Resources kicks off Broad River Basin hydrologic modeling process in Rutherford County (ncwater.org)
23-24 - Holman presentation to NC/SC/GA Am Water Works Association regional meeting in Greenville, SC
20-21 - Holman at Tennessee Watershed Conference in Nashville
15 - Holman and Whisnant to visit EPA Region IV to discuss integrated water management
14 - Holman and Whisnant to attend Middle Chattahoochee Georgia water planning district to review status of Georgia Water Plan
13 - Holman and Whisnant to visit USACE Atlantic Division command to discuss Corps' and states roles in water allocation and ecological flows
10 - Christophe Tulou, Director of the DC Dept of the Environment, will speak on "The Greening of DC" and the role of stormwater management in making it happen as one of the Duke-UNC-WRRI Water Allocation Research Seminar Fall Series. The public and of course Durham staff are invited. Durham City Hall, 2d Floor Committee Room, 1-3 pm.
24-26 Decentralized reuse conference, Greensboro
12 - Whisnant/SOG webinar on recent legislation in NC
16 - Whisnant and Holman visit with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Harrisburg, Pa
14-15 - Whisnant and Holman visit with Delaware River Basin Commission, West Trenton, NJ
29 - Jim Mead, DENR Division of Water Resources Instream Flows Section, will present a WARS Seminar on NC's evolving approach to ecological flow determination. Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, 1 pm. Jim's presentation on the topic to the 2010 NC Water Resources Research Institute conference is here.
21 - Katie Kirkpatrick, VP of Environmental Affairs for the Metro Atlanta Chamber, will present a WARS Seminar on the Georgia business community's role in Georgia water planning. Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, 1 pm.
20-24 - American Water Works Association (AWWA) annual meeting in Chicago
9 - "Freshwater Summit" hosted by the Johnson Foundation
7-8 - Southeast Water conference in Atlanta
21 -- State Water Infrastructure Commission at Coates Center in Raleigh
20-21 - Amy Pickle speaks at American Bar Association conference on eastern water<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1268262658733_267" /> law in Orlando, Florida
14 - Dr. Carol Couch, U. Ga, on water planning in Georgia (WARS series) at Archdale Building in Raleigh
12-13 - Environmental Management Commission in Raleigh
12 - NC General Assembly convenes for its short session
April 30 -- Water Allocation Research Seminar -- Elizabeth Kistin, Research Associate at Nicholas Institute, will speak on water allocation in southern Africa at 1:00 pm (not on March 12 as previously scheduled) at A148 Levine Science Research Center at Duke.
April 23 -- Water Allocation Research Seminar -- Dr. David Moreau, Professor Emeritus, UNC-CH, on "Storage of Water in New & Old Reservoirs" at 1:00 pm at NC State University's J C Raulston Arboretum. Here is a pdf file of the presentation.
19-22 -- NC Am Waterworks Assoc/WEA spring meeting in New Bern
21 -- Triangle J Council of Governments Water Resources Committee continues discussion of water allocation policy and other issues
April 16 -- Water Allocation Research Seminar -- Peter Raabe, NC Conservation Director for American Rivers, will speak on the potential to increase water efficiency in NC at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 16 at the Coates Center.
12 -- Bill Holman & Richard Whisnant present to water systems at the Piedmont Triad Council of Governments office in Greensboro on water allocation policy options
1 -- Drought Management Advisory Council at 9:45 am at NC State's McKimmon Center followed by a workshop
1 - unofficial start of lawn watering season and high seasonal demand for water
31 - Roanoke River Bi-State Commission in Rocky Mt, Virginia
30-31 -- Annual Conference of the NC Water Resources Research Institute at McKimmon Center featuring a keynote address,"Fire & Water: Making Meaning our of Water Resource Policy," by Richard Whisnant
19 -- State Water Infrastructure Commission bimonthly meeting at 10:30 at at the Coates Local Government Center in Raleigh
19 -- Water Allocation Research Seminar -- David Baize from the Bureau of Water at SC Dept of Health & Environmental Control will speak on " The Surface Water Permitting Experience in South Carolina" at 9:00 am at the Albert Coates Local Government Center at 215 N Dawson Street in Raleigh before the SWIC meeting. The SC General Assembly is debating water withdrawal permitting legislation.
18 -- Legislature's Environmental Review Commission at 10:00 am in Raleigh (www.ncleg.net)
10-11 -- Environmental Management Commission meeting, including a meeting of Water Allocation Committee on Neuse Water & Sewer Authority plans and proposed interbasin transfers by the Greenville Utilities Commission, Kerr Lake Regional Water System, and Brunswick County Utilities; and the Water Quality Committee on draft rules to reduce pollution in the Falls Lake reservoir and on draft rules for chlorophyll a thresholds in nutrient enriched water bodies, in Raleigh.
10 - Munish Chandel, Research Analyst, Duke Unversity's Climate Change Policy Partnership on "Potential Impacts of Climate Change Policy on Water Use" at 12:00 pm at 2101 Campus Drive at Duke.
1 - Whisnant and Leigh Askew Elkins (U.Ga.) discussion of "Building Support Without Consensus" at the University Network for Collaborative Governance conference, From Reactive to Proactive: Implementing Collaborative Governance in Changing Times, UNC.School of Government
24 - NC Division of Water Resources Public Meeting on Jordan Lake allocation at Archdale Building in Raleigh.
19 - Rick Hooper, Developments in hydrologic science and at the Consortium of Universities for Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI), Duke Nicholas Institute (WARS series)
23 -- Neuse River Association Film Festival in Raleigh www.neuseriver.org
22 -- State Water Infrastucture Commission from 10 am - 12 noon at Coates Center in Raleigh
22 -- Neuse River Association Film Festival in Durham www.neuseriver.org
21 -- Environmental Review Commission in Raleigh at 9 am www.ncleg.net
20 -- Legislative Study Committee on Water & Wastewater Infrastructure at 1 pm www.ncleg.net
14-15 -- NC Div of Coastal Management's "NC Sea Level Rise Science Forum" at North Raleigh Hilton
13-14 -- NC Environmental Management Commission in Raleigh
17 -- Environmental Review Commission in Raleigh at 9 am in 544 LOB www.ncleg.net
14 -- Legislative Study Committee on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure at 1 pm in 544 LOB www.ncleg.net
20 -- State Water Infrastructure Commission at Coates Center in Raleigh
16-18 -- NC AWWA-WEA Annual meeting at Raleigh Convention Center ncsafewater.org
12 -- Environmental Review Commission in Raleigh
23 -- "An Interstate Water Management Success:Virginia & Maryland Collaborate to Mange the Potomac River" by Scott Kudlas, Director of the Office of Surface and Ground Water Supply Planning, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, at 9:30 am at the Cox Building on West Institute Drive at Research Triangle Institute (www.rti.org).
22 -- Southeastern States Water Resoruces Planning and Management Forum: Information Systems, Models and Decision-Support Needs at Research Triangle Institute. Sponsored by NC Division of Water Resources, Nicholas Institute/Duke University, Institute for the Environment at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State University, and Resarch Triangle Institute.
21 -- Holman presentation to Triangle J Council of Governments Water Resources Committee
16 -- State Water Infrastructure Commission -- cancelled
13 -- SC v NC in US Supreme Court regarding whether Duke Energy, City of Charlotte and other parties will be allowed to intervene in the case
28 - Whisnant presentation to NC American Public Works Association
12 - Whisnant Presentation to NC Water Congress
18 - Whisnant presentation to NC County Attorneys
13 - Holman and Whisnant presentation to Wake County Board of Commissioners
4 - Whisnant presentation to N.C. Water Congress (rescheduled for August)
1 - passing of Thomas Berry, in Greensboro, NC."From here on, the primary judgment of all human institutions, professions, programs and activities will be determined by the extent to which they inhibit, ignore or foster a mutually enhancing human-Earth relationship.”
29 - Amy Pickle presentation to Catawba Bi-state Commission
30 - WAS legislation review with DENR
27 - WAS legislation review with electric utilities, industry and developers
27 - WAS legislation review with environmental attorneys
20 - WAS legislation review with agriculture and forestry
13 - WAS legislation review with environmental advocates
9 - WAS legislation review with public water systems
6 - UNC wins 2009 NCAA men's basketball championship, whipping Michigan State 89-72 in Detroit
6 - WAS legislation review with various major water users
9 - 15 - Holman and Whisnant trip to S.C. and Georgia (Clemson, Athens and Atlanta) to learn about progress elsewhere in the southeast on water law reform
8 - UNC 79, Duke 71. UNC claims regular season ACC championship. Ty Lawson is a model of efficiency.
4 - Triangle Socialist Forum on water and land use. This meeting "will look at the commodification of land and how political power, capitalist economics, the environment, and social uses interact in land use policy." Important concerns have been raised recently over the State Division of Water Quality's acceptance of a private survey to redraw the watershed protection around Jordan Lake. Location:Peoples Channel studio in Chapel Hill on Elliot Road at 7pm, Wed. March 4th.
3 - Whisnant and Holman presentation to the Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee and, later, to a combined meeting of the House Water Resources and House Environment Committees.