Water as One Resource: How interactions between groundwater and surface water impact water availability

Monday, July 13, 2015 | 1 hour
Series: AGI Policy & Critical Issues Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of how groundwater and surface water interact, what the implications of these interactions on water resources are, and how water can be more effectively managed if an understanding of these interactions is incorporated.

Water As One Resource: How Groundwater Interacts with Lakes and Streams

Overarching questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • How do surface water and ground water interact and what implications do these interactions have for sustainable water management?
  • Are there new tools/resources/partnerships that can be used to better manage surface water and groundwater as connected resources?
  • What policy limitations exist for managing water as one resource?
  • Are there best practices that water management organizations can implement?

Our speakers include:

  • Ken Bradbury, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey | pdf download iconSlides YouTube download icon Video
  • William M. Alley, National Ground Water Association | pdf download icon Slides YouTube download icon Video
  • Thomas Harter, University of California, Davis | Slides YouTube download icon Video

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
National Ground Water Association, Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey, Association of American State Geologists

Resources to learn more:

Search the Critical Issues Research Database for reports and factsheets on water resources.