Friday, May 03, 2013

Eastern South Dakota Water Conference 2013

Eastern South Dakota Water Conference held in Brookings, SD October 30, 2013

We solicit abstracts related to water quality and water conservation, agricultural water management, extreme events in the hydrological cycle, water and economic development and local and regional water research.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is August 23, 2013. Abstracts are limited to a maximum of 350 words and may be submitted for both oral and poster presentation. There is a student poster competition with a 1st prize of $200 and a 2nd prize of $100.

Submit your abstract in MS Word format as an email attachment to When submitting the abstract, please indicate whether oral or poster presentation is preferred.

About the Conference. The Eastern South Dakota Water Conference is held annually at the campus of South Dakota State University and attracts 175-200 attendees from academia, students, local, state, and federal agencies, interest groups and industry. Water is an environmental good that provides critical services for recreation, economic development, agricultural and domestic use all of which are important to human activity. Stakeholders within watersheds have differing perspectives on water quality and quantity management and the sustainability of ample sources of high quality water. The conference covers the latest strategies and research for water managers and water users on the Northern Great Plains.

Travel stipends: We have stipends available to cover expenses related to travel, conference registration and accommodation for qualifying individuals. More information will be available on the conference website shortly.

For questions about the program and session topics, please contact Dr. Jeppe Kjaersgaard, South Dakota Water Resources Institute at or Dr. Chris Hay, SD State Univ. Dept. of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at

Trista M. Koropatnicki
Program Assistant I
Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
Water Resources Institute
South Dakota State University
Ph. 605-688-4910


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