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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Energy-Water Nexus: Identifying Challenges and Creating Opportunities

  nergy and water are undeniably linked, and droughts, such as the one that California is currently experiencing, can constrain the operation of power plants and other energy production activities.  Moreover, vital water infrastructure serving millions of people can lose power during major storm events, as we witnessed during Hurricane Sandy. Becoming more resilient to these types of events will require a mix of policy and technology.  Our panelists will break down the issues and suggest ways for meeting the challenges to ensure that our energy and water needs continue to be met. - See more at: http://www.wcee.org/events/event_details.asp?id=634603&group=#sthash.ZXeuOGcP.dpuf   Energy and water are undeniably linked, and droughts, such as the one that California is currently experiencing, can constrain the operation of power plants and other energy production activities.  Moreover, vital water infrastructure serving millions of people can lose power during major storm events, as we witnessed during Hurricane Sandy. Becoming more resilient to these types of events will require a mix of policy and technology.  The panelists will break down the issues and suggest ways for meeting the challenges to ensure that our energy and water needs continue to be met.

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