Briefly Noted/Pitt’s Casson Cochairing Water Research Conference

Issue Date: 
February 5, 2007

Experts from around the country will be in Pittsburgh through Feb. 7 discussing threats facing the world’s water supply and the latest methods of sanitizing water. Leonard W. Casson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering in Pitt’s School of Engineering, is cochairing the conference.

The Water Environment Federation’s sixth annual Disinfection 2007 conference, which began yesterday, focuses on such advanced purifying technology as UV and ozonation. Attendees also will discuss water disinfection in cases of bioterrorism and toxic contamination, and how better to detect pathogens. For a conference schedule, visit: