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The 21st World Environmental & Water Resources Congress will feature 13 concurrent technical tracks over three full days of programming. Approximately 900 leading engineers and scientists from around the world attend the EWRI Congress each year to discuss the latest research, case studies, and evolving “best practices” in water resources and the environment.

World Environmental & Water Resources Congress Organizing Committee

  • Conference Chair: Karen Kabbes, P.E., D.WRE, ENV SP, F.ASCE
  • Conference Co-Chair: Deborah Lee, P.E., PH, D.WRE, F.ASCE 
  • Technical Co-Chair: Veera Gnaneswar-Gude, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE
  • Technical Co-Chair: Lily Baldwin, P.E., M.ASCE  
  • Younger Member Liason: Hector Bravo, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
  • New Professionals Chair: Jennifer Sloan-Ziegler, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
  • Local Arrangements Chair: William Gonwa, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
  • Sponsorship Chair: Carl Sutter, P.E., C.C.S., F.ASCE

Environmental & Water Resources Institute of ASCE

Created in 1999, the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) is the recognized leader within ASCE for the integration of technical expertise and public policy in the planning, design, construction, and operation of environmentally sound and sustainable infrastructure impacting air, land and water resources.

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