Water Research Wedensday: Dr. Erik Christensen

This week we will be hearing from Dr. Erik Christensen, Distinguished Professor at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Christensen discusses modeling storm water runoff volume and concentrations. Issues addressed are the monitoring of water contaminants in runoff water and developing advice on how to minimize their impact. Online monitoring of Nitrogen and Phosphorus allows the researchers to be able to respond quicker to spikes in concentrations.

– James Starzec

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The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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