Impact of drought topic of Cameron University panel discussion

Cameron University’s Department of History and Government and the School of Liberal Arts will present “The Time It Never Rained: Water, Sustainability and the Future of Texoma,” an examination of the impact of the current drought cycle. The panel discussion takes place in conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival. The discussion is set for Monday, November 10, at 10 a.m. in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no charge.

The discussion will focus on the consequences of the current drought as they pertain to local municipalities and will include the topics of reuse, groundwater, water restrictions, future water supply strategies, crafting public policy and more. Representatives from Wichita Falls will present information on that city’s Direct Potable Reuse Project.

Offering their perspectives will be panelists Afsaneh Jabbar, Assistant Director/Water and Wastewater, City of Lawton; Daniel Nix, Operations Manager/Water and Wastewater Operations, City of Wichita Falls; and Russell Schreiber, Director of Public Works, City of Wichita Falls.

For more information, contact Travis Childs at tchilds@cameron.edu or at 580-581-2947.

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October 31, 2014

PR# 14-193