Urban Water Innovation Network

2021 Weekly Webinar Series 

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We are excited to announce the 2021 weekly webinar series! Each UWIN “Science Talk” will highlight key findings of the research, impacts and implications of the results, and pragmatic recommendations for stakeholders and practitioners. The webinars will take place on Wednesdays at 2pm ET/1pm CT/12pm MT/11am PT.

Please be sure to REGISTER HERE to receive information and meeting links to join the series.

  • Note – the meeting link remains unchanged for each series, those previously registered will received updated meeting invitations

Science Talk Schedule


Thrust B

Using data, models, and enhanced process understanding from Thrust A, the impacts of innovative technological solutions on the sustainability of water systems across ecohydrologic regions are examined under Thrust B.

  • October 27, 2021: Assessment of Water Infrastructure Resilience (B1-1b) – Dr. Ali Mostafavi, Texas A&M University
  • November 3, 2021: Enhanced Capacity for Use of Alternative Water Sources (B1-1a) – Dr. Sybil Sharvelle, Colorado State University
  • November 10, 2021: Comparative impact of Green I impact across UWIN Urban Systems (B2-1) – Dr. Thomas Meixner, University of Arizona
  • November 17, 2021: Flood Hydrology and Rainfall Frequency (B2-2a) – Dr. James Smith, Princeton University
  • December 1, 2021: Hydrology and Hydraulics of Urban Floodplains (B2-2b) – Dr. Brian Bledsoe, University of Georgia – Athens
  • December 8, 2021: Flood Risk to Assets and Socioeconomic Sectors in a Changing World (B3-1) – Dr. Mahshid Ghanbari, Colorado State University
  • December 15, 2021: Greywater Reuse: Pathogen Removal by a Membrane Bioreactor (B4-1) – Dr. Kimberly Jones, Howard University
  • January 26, 2021: Life-cycle Assessment of Urban Water Systems (B1-2) – Dr. Arpad Horvath, University of California – Berkeley

 

Thrust A (Video Links)

Our first series, “Research Thrust A”, hinges on enhancing our fundamental understanding and characterization of the sustainability of urban water systems by comparing trends in the past with alternative future land and water use, population, and climate scenarios.

 

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Stakeholder Series


Our most recent webinars series, highlights One Water perspectives from thought leaders, regional managers, policy makers and practitioners. We invite you to learn more from our UWIN collaborators as we explore their regional activities, plans, lessons learned, and opportunities currently underway in each UWIN study region. Topics range from adaptive water supply planning and resilience infrastructure to integrated management and scenario planning as well as resource recovery, technological advancements and diffusion of innovation. 

View the Complete Series Here

 

Research Series


The One Water Solutions Institute conducted a weekly seminar series focused on Urban Water Innovation Systems.  A total of four series organized by UWIN’s current research thrusts were held from April through November.  The webinars include a 45-minute presentation of the specified UWIN related research, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. The webinars were recorded and are available on our YouTube Channel or via the links below.

Thrust A 

View the complete Thrust A Series here

Our first series, “Research Thrust A”, hinges on enhancing our fundamental understanding and characterization of the sustainability of urban water systems by comparing trends in the past with alternative future land and water use, population, and climate scenarios.  

 

Thrust B

View the complete Thrust B Series here

Using data, models, and enhanced process understanding from Thrust A, the impacts of innovative technological solutions on sustainability of water systems across ecohydrologic regions are examined under Thrust B. These solutions include: building- to community-scale resource recovery and reuse systems, hybrid centralized-decentralized water infrastructure systems, fit-for-purpose water systems, green infrastructure, sustainable urban drainage networks (SUDS), and resilient floodplains. 

 

Thrust C

View the complete Thrust C Series here

Thrust C explores how cities can intentionally foster the widespread adoption of infrastructure, development patterns, consumer behaviors, and management practices that advance sustainable water management. To understand overcoming barriers to adoption of sustainable solutions, the social and behavioral systems that govern change are investigated.

 

Thrust D

View the complete Thrust D Series here

Research activities in Thrust D focus on integration of data, models and products from all other themes and projects to facilitate enhanced decision making. This thrust enables synthesizing results from assessment projects under Thrust A, technological solutions under Thrust B, and socioeconomic and management solutions under Thrust C to identify viable options that provide maximum benefits at the system level. The synthesis will determine the sustainability metrics/indicators that comprise UWIN Urban Water Sustainability Blueprint.

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