THANK YOU for attending the 10th Washington Hydrogeology Symposium!

Over 240 professionals and students gathered for our 10th Symposium at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. Participants had the opportunity to attend sessions and hear speakers discuss recent developments in the field of hydrogeology, current research results, case studies,  and offer advice on best practices. Posters also highlighted current research and case studies.

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors for their generous support of this symposium.

We were privileged to welcome our 2015 keynote speakers:

David Rudolph, of the University of Waterloo – “Influence of Vadose Zone Dynamics on the Fate of Agricultural Nutrients”
Melissa Rice, Western Washington University – “The History of Water and Habitability at Gale Crater, Mars: New Discoveries from NASA’s Curiosity Rover”

Participants enjoyed the opportunity to build professional relationships and network with colleagues and to connect with exhibitors who are showcased state-of-the art data collection, analytical, and reporting solutions.

Participants included

  • Hydrogeologists
  • Geologists
  • Hydrologists
  • Students
  • Policy-makers
  • Government agency representatives
  • Tribal representatives
  • Educators
  • Environmental scientists
  • Other professionals interested in water resource management and water quality

Symposium Goals

  • Enhance the scientific understanding of Pacific Northwest hydrogeology and water resources focusing on the occurrence, movement, and quality of groundwater and surface water.
  • Facilitate interaction among government agencies, tribes, academia, consultants, businesses, and environmental scientists.
  • Foster research and technology development for public benefit.