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Welcome to the third IWA Symposium on Lake and Reservoir Management (IWA L&RM 2015) which will be held at Mountain Lake, in Pembroke, Virginia, USA from 4 to 7 August, 2015.

The IWA Specialist Group on Lake and Reservoir Management focuses on the integrated management of lakes and reservoirs, taking an interdisciplinary approach that includes fluid dynamics, biogeochemistry, microbiology, and aquatic biology. The symposium will focus on all aspects of lake and reservoir management, including: 1) instrumentation and techniques for water quality monitoring; 2) in-situ control strategies to remove nutrients and contaminants, and to diminish the release of greenhouse gases; 3) best practices for the management of cyanobacteria and algae; 4) in-reservoir water quality management strategies; 5) evaluating reservoirs as barriers to or as sources of pathogens; 6) understanding the impacts of climate change; 7) employing hydrodynamic and water quality models to facilitate understanding and optimize operations; and 8) actively integrating reservoir management and water treatment. At IWA L&RM 2015, we plan to have a special session on surface water augmentation for water reuse as well as a session on the use of macrophytes for water quality improvement.

Our first symposium (IWA L&RM 2009) was organized by Professor Tsair-Fuh Lin of National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan in 2009. The second symposium was organized by Professor Francisco Rueda of the University of Granada, Spain, in 2011 (IWA L&RM 2011).

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Registration deadline is July 27, 2015.

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