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Lectures and presentations hosted or presented by Waterways within the last two years.

Waterways Postgraduate Student Conferences

What if we couldn't drink the water?

Presented by Professor Jenny Webster-Brown
Director, Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, University of Canterbury and Lincoln University

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
University of Canterbury
Christchurch

View the You Tube recording of this lecture here.

Are we ignoring the cost of water in our food supply chains?

Professor Tony Allan, King’s College London

Thursday, June 27, 2013
University of Canterbury
Christchurch

The Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management and Irrigation New Zealand hosted Professor Tony Allan on his visit to Christchurch. Recipient of the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize (the “Nobel Prize of Water”), Professor Allan developed the concept of virtual water to describe global stability in water dependent commodity trade.

A video recording of Professor Allan's presentation is available here for those with UC access (link to UC Echo Recording Centre, enter the portal, then click play). A powerpoint presentation copy is available to everyone here (PDF, 1.3 mb)