WEST Center Named WateReuse's 2017 Institution of the Year

News Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

 

WateReuse, an organization that promotes laws, policy and funding for increasing water reuse, has named the UA's Water and Energy Sustainable Technology Center its 2017 institution of the Year.

Each year, the organization honors utilities, businesses and people leading efforts to create sustainable water reuse innovations. The WEST center was recognized as a "world-renowned venue for interdisciplinary research," and for its full-scale water reclamation facility.

The WEST Center, located near Interstate 10 and West El Camino del Cerro, is co-located with the Pima County water reclamation facility. Its purpose is to bring together industry, government and academia to develop technology for communities to address water shortages. The center provides training, funding, job and internship opportunities to UA undergraduate and graduate students.

Shane A. Snyder and Ian L. Pepper, professors in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, are the center's co-directors.

 

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Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:00pm