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CEES to Co-Host Water Reuse Forums

Water reuse in Oklahoma is the topic for three upcoming educational outreach forums open to the public at no cost.  Meetings are designed to inform the public and allow people to provide input for Oklahoma’s future water resource planning.  Wastewater recycling, reclamation and reuse may be an option for many communities to augment their drinking water supplies, especially in areas where fresh water resources are limited.

The forums are sponsored by the Oklahoma Water Survey together with faculty at the University of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Oklahoma Dept. of Environmental Quality, the City of Norman and Garver Engineering.

Three sessions have been scheduled for 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on:

Thursday,  April 23
Thursday, May 14
Thursday, June 18

The location for all three meetings will be the National Weather Center, 100 David L. Boren Blvd., Room 1313, Norman, Oklahoma.  Click here for a full copy of the agenda.

While the forums are free and open to the public, sponsors are requesting that participants register at      

WaTER Center Associate Professor or Professor Faculty Opening

THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA’s Water Technologies for Emerging Regions (WaTER) Center invites applications for a faculty position to be appointed at the Associate Professor or Professor level in International Water Resources Development at the Climate-Water Nexus.  Click here for application instructions and details. (PDF)

Dr. Cerato Discusses the Importance of Geotechnical Engineering

Amy Cerato

Amy Cerato is a Rapp Foundation Presidential Professor and a recipient of the 2009 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.  Dr. Cerato is a geotechnical engineer whose research includes predicting expansive soil behavior using microscale properties and foundation design for alternative energy.   


Laura Brunson Explains the Water Crisis at TEDxOU

Laura Brunson, Ph.D., Environmental Science '14, presented her research on ways to improve access to safe drinking water. Laura's research includes testing and developing innovative treatment technologies and working on methods of implementing safe water technologies in developing communities.