Increasing the Value of Water Diversions in California

May 9, 2015

Professor David Freyberg seeks to rethink the current treatment of urban wastewater as a solution to manage our water resources.

David Freyberg, MS '77, PhD ’81, is an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and, by courtesy, of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. A hydrologist and water resources specialist, Professor Freyberg studies reservoir sedimentation and hydrology, hydrologic ecosystem services, summer drying of Pacific coast intermittent streams, tropical rainfall and throughfall, surface water-ground water interactions, especially in reservoir/sediment systems, and scaling and spatial distribution of recycled water systems.

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