Farvolden Lecture Series and Symposium 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

The Farvolden Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo, was initiated in 1996 as an annual celebration in honour of Dr. Robert N. Farvolden.  The Lecture Series fosters interaction and communication between the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, the alumni of the hydrogeology program and the groundwater community at large.

2012 Farvolden Lecture

This year's lecture features Andre Beland (Vice President Engineering and Construction SNC-Lavlin, Libya Branch).

Beland will present: Libya, The Man Made River on Friday, October 19, 2012 at the University of Waterloo's Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall, at 2:00 p.m.

  • A reception will follow after the lecture in the first floor foyer, EIT building
  • Free Admission – Open to the Public

2012 Groundwater Research Symposium

Friday, October 19, 2012
Registration starting at 10:00 a.m. in DC 1301

Dr. Raoul Couture

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

University of Waterloo

"Modeling tools to reveal the role of sediment in controlling water quality in lakes and reservoirs"

10:30 in DC 1302


Mr. Jim Gehrels

President, Lifewater Canada

Thunderbay, Ontario

"Drilling wells overseas - Reflections on Sustainable development"

11:30 in DC 1302