Campus Earth Week Keynote Address by Alexandra Cousteau

March 31, 2014

Alexandra Cousteau, filmmaker, explorer, activist, and granddaughter of Jacques-Yves Cousteau will speak at UNC-Chapel Hill on April 16 to deliver the Campus Earth Week keynote address, “This Blue Planet:  Preserving and Sustaining a Healthy Earth.”   This event is free and … Continued

An innovative approach to improving water quality

March 31, 2014

A recent opinion editorial published in The Herald-Sun by Larry Band and Steve Wall of the UNC Institute for the Environment advocating for the use of green infrastructure as a low-impact development tool, particularly as it concerns stormwater pollution control. … Continued

2014 Water Microbiology Conference Early Registration Deadline

March 31, 2014

The 2014 Water Microbiology Conference: Microbial Contaminants from Watersheds to Human Exposure is fast approaching. The early bird registration deadline for the Conference is March 31. Register before this date to take advantage of the reduced Conference registration rate. The … Continued

2014 Water and Health Conference Abstract Deadline

March 31, 2014

The deadline for abstracts for presentations and side event proposals for the 2014 Water and Health Conference is April 30. This year’s conference will take place October 13 -17 in Chapel Hill. For more information and to submit abstracts and … Continued

Water: A defining challenge of the 21st century

March 20, 2014

In recognition of World Water Day on March 22, the following University Gazette write-up highlights the Water Institute at UNC and many of its recent accomplishments: http://gazette.unc.edu/2014/03/18/water-a-defining-challenge-of-the-21st-century/.

A Drink For Tomorrow Leadership Applications due April 1

March 20, 2014

Interested in becoming a larger part of ADFT, a student organization on campus dedicated to raising awareness about global water issues and funds for clean water projects? Multiple executive board positions are open and anyone who is interested is encouraged … Continued