Water Crises Topic of Lecture at Creighton
One of the leading experts on America’s water crises, Robert Glennon, will present a lecture based on his book titled Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What To Do About It, at noon, on Oct. 6 in Ballroom C of the Mike and Josie Harper Center located at 602 N. 20th St.
The lecture, which is part of the Lied Art Gallery's "Watered Down" Lecture Series, is free to the public.
Glennon will address the topics of agriculture, ground aquifers, and the extravagant use of water and the impact of our habits on water around Nebraska and across the country.
Glennon is the Morris K. Udall Professor of Law and Public Policy in the Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. A recipient of two National Science Foundation grants, he serves as Water Policy Advisor to Pima County, Ariz.; as a member of American Rivers’ Science and Technical Advisory Committee; and as a commentator and analyst for various television and radio programs. He is also a Huffington Post blogger.
He is the author of the highly acclaimed Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters (Island Press, 2002). His newest book, Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It, was published in April, 2009.