Water Week

Date: 
11/18/2019 - 8:00am to 11/21/2019 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Various Locations
Water Week is a student-led series of events sponsored by the UK Appalachian Center to bring awareness to issues relating to water in eastern Kentucky and beyond.

DAY 1: Monday, November 18 Ecology - “Where Does Our Water Come From?” Speaker Forum William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium 4:30 P.M.
  Speakers:  Steven Evans M.A.
  • Associate Director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute University of Kentucky
  • Title of presentation: “Watershed Planning: A Case Study from Letcher County, Kentucky”

Erika Hernandez Hernandez PhD student specializing in water distribution modeling
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Kentucky
  • Title of presentation:  "At the Tap: An Overview of Drinking Water Infrastructure"

 Amanda Gumbert Ph.D.
  • Extension water quality specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
  • Title of presentation: “A Glimpse Into Lexington Watersheds.”
   
DAY 2: Tuesday, November 19 Infrastructure - "Water Stories: Martin County" Film Screening and Panel Discussion William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium 3:15 P.M. Reception to follow William T. Young Library Alumni Gallery  
  • Jason Unrine: Associate Professor in the UK Department of Plant & Soil Science.
  • Nina McCoy: Community organizer involved with Martin County Concerned Citizens 
  • Micky McCoy: Community organizer involved with  Martin County Concerned Citizens
  • Ricki Draper: Community Engagement Coordinator for LiKEN (Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network), 
  • Madison Mooney: UK College of Social Work master's student
   
DAY 3: Wednesday, November 20 Bottled Water - "Tapped" Film Screening William T. Young Library UKAA Auditorium 5:00 P.M. Reception to follow William T. Young Library Alumni Gallery   MC of event: Alyssa Dyer, Digital Media and Design major and Appalachian Studies minor 
 
DAY 4: Thursday, November 21 Tabling and Networking with Organizations Whitehall Classroom Building, 1st floor 10:00 A.M.

 
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