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2022 Palouse Basin Water Summit set for October 18th, 4:30 – 8:00pm, SEL Event Center, Pullman, WA

 2022 Summit features one of the nation’s thought leaders and commentators on water.

Please join us for the 19th Annual Palouse Basin Water Summit on Tuesday, October 18th from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm for this important annual community conversation about our Palouse Basin water supplies. Nationally recognized western water expert and award-winning author, Robert Glennon, will be featured at this year’s event.

About Robert Glennon

The recipient of two National Science Foundation grants, Glennon serves as an advisor to governments, corporations, think tanks, law firms, and NGOs looking to solve serious challenges around water sustainability and planning. Glennon is a Regents Professor and Morris K. Udall Professor of Law and Public Policy in the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. He received a J.D. from Boston College Law School and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American History from Brandeis University.

Glennon contributes regularly to national print media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. He is a sought-after speaker and analyst, helping reporters and the public understand current water policy and building a sustainable water future. His speaking schedule has taken him to more than 30 states as well as to Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.

Glennon contributes regularly to national print media including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He has been a guest on The Daily Show with Jon StewartTalk of the Nation with Neal Conan, The Diane Rehm Show, C SPAN2’s Book TV, and numerous National Public Radio shows. He has been a commentator for American Public Media’s Marketplace, and he was featured in the 2011 feature-length documentary Last Call at the Oasis. Robert Glennon is the author of Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About ItWater Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Watersand Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West.

About the Summit

The Summit will also feature Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee Executive Director, Céline Acord, with the Annual State of the Basin report. Additionally, Dr. Robin Nimmer, Senior Hydrogeologist with Alta Science and Engineering, will discuss her recent work on identifying additional water supplies within the basin.

“We are incredibly grateful to have Robert Glennon joining us this year. Glennon’s experience and insights around western water issues including water supplies and the challenges we face will be so timely as we look to develop additional water sources within the Palouse Basin,” notes Jon Kimberling, Summit co-founder and Moscow businessman.

The Summit is in its 19th year. The event is free, and the public is encouraged to attend.

For more information, visit our website at: www.palousebasinwatersummit.org

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Chamber Staff

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