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Symposium: "Implications of Lower Lake Levels"

Symposium: "Implications of Lower Lake Levels"

April 21, 2010: 8:30 - 4:30

April 22, 2010: 8:30 - 12 noon

Tuscany Suites, Las Vegas, NV

Please join the Colorado River Commission of Nevada as it hosts a one and a half day symposium, the purpose of which is to provide a forum to discuss the current and potential implications of lower lake levels. Topics to be addressed include current and potential effects of lower lake levels on hydroelectric power generation, recreational opportunities, wildlife and habitat, water quality and supply, and future management and operational scenarios.

Invited speakers include:

  • Tom Burke, Biologist, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • William K. Dickinson, Area Superintendant, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
  • John Entsminger, Deputy General Counsel, Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Terry Fulp, Ph.D., Deputy Regional Director, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Lower Colorado Region
  • Lonnie Gourley, Facility Manager, Glen Canyon Field Division
  • Gail Kaiser, Co-Owner, Las Vegas Boat Harbor
  • William P. Miller, Hydrologic Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • Erika P. Moonin, Project Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Thomas Piechota, Ph.D., Director of Sustainability & Multidisciplinary Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Timothy Quinn, Executive Director, Association of California Water Agencies
  • Ken Rice, Area Manager, Lower Colorado Dams Office
  • David A. Sampson, Ph.D., System Analyst/Modeler, Arizona State University
  • Jon C. Sjoberg, Supervising Biologist, Nevada Department of Wildlife
  • Dr. Todd Tietjen, Limnology Project Manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District/ Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Bradley H. Udall, Director, CU-NOAA, Western Water Assessment
  • William S. Vernieu, Hydrologist, U.S.G.S. Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center
  • Leonard Willett, Water & Wastewater Treatment Manager, Lower Colorado Dams Office

Please continue to check our website for updates to the Symposiums' program. Please take a look at the current agenda (tentative).

Early registration is $75, if postmarked by March 26th, and $100 after this date. Discounted rates are available for members of the general public (having no professional affiliation) and students. Please mail yourregistration form and check payment to:

Colorado River Commission of Nevada
Ref: Symposium
555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 3100
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Should you require room reservations, please contact Tuscany Suites & Casino directly at (877) 887-2261 and request the Colorado River discounted rate.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Esther Valle Rojas at or 702-486-2669.

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