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Engineering professor to talk about water management

Salim Bawazir, professor of civil engineering at New Mexico State University, will give a talk titled, "New insights on management of riparian zones in the Rio Grande to conserve water, improve water quality and improve habitat." His talk will be held at Engineering for Southern New Mexicans at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 10, at the Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main St. The presentation is free and open to the public.


Bawazir is distinguished in the field of water conservation and water resources management. His recent research involved remote sensing of evapotranspiration to improve irrigation methods and natural methods to manage invasive and exotic salt cedar.

Bawazir's presentation is the second of two discussions presented by NMSU College of Engineering faculty at the Museum of Nature and Science. The discussions feature current research from the college and how it enhances life in our community. For more information, contact the museum at 575-522-3120.