The Water-Energy Nexus

June 25, 2013 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Changes in water supply directly affect power systems around the world, underscoring the interrelated importance of maintaining and improving water and energy infrastructures. As a major user of water resources, the energy industry has a significant role in our attempt to reduce water usage. From weather events to the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water resources, this panel explores national challenges at the water-energy nexus.