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Water Webinar

Join Auburn University Water Resources Center and Dr. Ming-Kou Lee for a Water Webinar. The Webinar is about the investigation in groundwater and cancer occurrence in Fruithurst, Alabama. The Webinar will be hosted via zoom. To register, visit: https://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtduivpjosGNDBK6tQIBO77KOU8bfQgIkJ
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October 13, 2020
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Parkerson Mill Creek: An AU Treasure Worth Preserving

Post contributed by Tom McCauley, Manager, Risk Management and Safety As the warm weather considers giving way to Fall, as the trees begin to lose their leaves, as construction creates a new campus skyline and as students make their way down the Haley concourse, Parkerson Mill Creek which flows  through…
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October 3, 2017
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The Chattahoochee: More Than Just a River

Post contributed by Crystal Boutwell, Office of Sustainability Intern In the southern Blue Ridge Mountains of eastern Georgia, we begin our 430-mile long journey down the Chattahoochee River. We’ll travel westward through Atlanta and then south to straddle the Alabama/Georgia border until eventually we meet up with the Flint river…
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October 3, 2017
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Sustainability In Action: Mona Dominguez

Post contributed by Ingrid Schnader, Office of Sustainability Intern When it comes to watershed issues, it can be difficult to get the surrounding community to care. Mona Dominguez takes a different approach with the Alabama Water Watch (AWW): this volunteer water-quality monitoring program gets people of all ages outside and…
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October 3, 2017
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What Can You Use Water For?

Post contributed by Matthew Preisser, Office of Sustainability Intern How would you describe the uses of water to someone? Your first thoughts might be of swimming to escape Alabama’s sweltering summer heat. Or perhaps having a water balloon fight as a child. Maybe it’s having a cool, refreshing drink after…
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October 3, 2017
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Alabama Water Resources Conference

Post contributed by Auburn University Water Resources Center Careers and research focused on water are vast. Whether you are interested in biology, engineering, or policy, there is a way to use your knowledge and skills to address water related issues. At Auburn University alone, there are nearly 20 different majors,…
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September 28, 2017
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Ongoing Drought Needs Us All to be Water Wise

UPDATE: We've received a nice amount of rain here in Auburn over the past month.  Enough rain has fallen for the City of Auburn Water Works Board to lift the Phase II Drought Warning, but they continue to monitor conditions and ask residents keep up their voluntary water conservation efforts.…
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November 11, 2016
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Sustainability in Action: Matt Preisser

Matt on one of his many scuba diving adventures. Born in Florida and having ten years of scuba diving experience, it’s no wonder Matthew Preisser developed a love for the outdoors. His firsthand knowledge of the polluted water and dying wildlife in our oceans also began an interest in sustainability;…
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August 31, 2016