April 9-11, 2019  |  Hotel Murano, Tacoma, Washington

We are planning for the 2019 Symposium to be held at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington, April 9-11, 2019.

Information on this website is from 2017. Stay tuned and continue to check back as we develop the program for 2019.

Thank you to those who attended the 11th Washington Hydrogeology Symposium in Tacoma, Washington, May 9-11, 2017!

Over 250 professionals and students gathered for our 11th 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 2017 Sponsors for their generous support of this symposium.

We were privileged to welcome our 2017 keynote speakers:

Ty Ferré, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, 2016 Darcy Distinguished Lecturer – Lessons Learned and Data, Models and Decision Making … Or, how to gain 20 pounds and not regret an ounce of it!”
Aaron Wolf, Professor, Geography, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University Conflict and Cooperation over Shared Waters

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.

Who will benefit?

  • 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.