Water treatment to be discussed at Lake Erie Center

February 13, 2009 | Events, UToday
By Jeffrey Romagni

faucetThe Lake Erie Center will host a lecture titled “What’s in Your Water?” by Dr. Isabel Escobar, UT associate professor of chemical and environmental services, Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m.

She will talk about issues surrounding water scarcity and the need for newer water treatment processes, such as desalination. Escobar also will outline one of her latest research projects.

Future lectures at the Lake Erie Center include:

Thursday, March 5: “Lake Erie Yellow Perch Numbers, Catchability and Management,” with Dr. Patrick Kocovsky, research fishery biologist for the Lake Erie Biological System.

Thursday, April 16: “Criminal Enforcement of Federal Environmental Laws (Or the Lack of it),” with Frank Merritt, UT professor of law.

The Lake Erie Center is located at 6200 Bayshore Road, Oregon, Ohio.

For more information on these free, public events, contact Patricia Uzmann, secretary for the Lake Erie Center, at 419.530.8360.

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