World Water Day Event Hosted by the World Water Council, American Water Resources Association to Participate

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American Water Resources Association (AWRA) President John C. Tracy will speak on adaptive climate change, along with other experts in water resources management, during a World Water Day 2015 event hosted by the World Water Council.

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In honor of World Water Day, American Water Resources Association (AWRA) President John C. Tracy will join a panel of experts to speak on "Adapting to Climate Change." This panel is part of an event in Washington, DC, March 20, 2015, hosted by the World Water Council.

For World Water Day 2015, the World Water Council, with the support of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, is bringing together prominent policy makers and stakeholders to address the critical issues facing water security in the context of adapting to climate change, alleviating risk and catalyzing action.

Expected Panel Participants and Speakers:

    Zafar Adeel, Director, UNU-Institute for Water Environment and Health
    Anders Berntell, Executive Director, 2030 Water Resources Group
    Giulio Boccaletti, Ph.D, Global Managing Director for Water, The Nature Conservancy
    Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Richard Damania, Global Lead Economics, World Bank’s Water Global Practice
    Jerome Delli Priscoli, Facilitator, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Governor Representative of the World Water Council
    J. Carl Ganter, Managing Director, Circle of Blue
    Dale Jacobson, Facilitator, American Society of Civil Engineers, Governor Representative of the World Water Council
    Karin KRCHNAK, Director of Freshwater, World Wildlife Fund - US
    Roberto Lenton, Founding Executive Director, Water for Food Institute, University of Nebraska
    John Oldfield, CEO, WASH Advocates
    John C. Tracy, President, American Water Resources Association
    John Tubbs, Director, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
    And others...

About AWRA
Since 1964, American Water Resources Association has been dedicated to the advancement of water resources management, research and education, as well as a balanced approach toward solving water resources challenges. AWRA’s membership is comprised of professionals who share a common interest in working and learning across a wide range of disciplines focused on water resources policy, practice and education. For more information visit

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