Full Title: Energy-Water Nexus
Author(s): William Horak
Publisher(s): Brookhaven National Laboratory
Publication Date: 04/2010


Description (excerpt):

Three regional needs assessment workshops: Nov 2005 through mid-January 2006
• Kansas City, Baltimore, Salt Lake City
• Almost 350 participants from 40 states involved
• Focus on emerging user and stakeholder problems and challenges and science and technology role in effective solutions – captured high-level issues, needs, and directions

Broad spectrum of regional, state, and local participation and input
• Representatives from energy companies, electric utilities, water utilities, water managers, economic development groups, energy regulators, environmental groups, tribal nations, other water-use sectors

Gaps and Technical Innovations Workshops to capture science and technology research and development priorities
• Almost 150 researchers and technology developers involved