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UWG Water Conference

The University of West Georgia will hold its 2010 Water Conference on Friday, April 23, highlighted by a debate on water issues among gubernatorial candidates from both parties.

photoThe conference begins at 8:45 a.m. in UWG’s Campus Center Ballroom with water experts from across the nation and region discussing legal and operational challenges to water conservation.

Lunch will be provided by the conference.

The afternoon continues with more speakers and concludes at 4:15 p.m.

The daytime portion of the water conference costs $30; registration can be done online at www.westga.edu/water or you may register at the door.

The gubernatorial debate begins at 7 p.m. in UWG’s Coliseum, and will feature Republicans Jeff Chapman, Nathan Deal, Ray McBerry, John Oxendine and Austin Scott and Democrats Carl Camon, DuBose Porter and David Poythress.

The debate will be moderated by Fox 5 Atlanta TV news anchor Deidra Dukes.

This event is free and open to the public.