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Dr. Francis de los Reyes: Managing wastewater

Dr. Francis de los Reyes, from North Carolina State University, will be available for interviews on Thursday, December 7, from 1-3 p.m. ET.

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Interview opportunity available:

Thursday, December 7, from 1-3 p.m. ET

Water sanitation infrastructure in the US is aging and deteriorating, leaving many Americans, particularly those in low-income communities, vulnerable to contaminant exposure from household sewage and industrial and agricultural byproducts. Globally, billions of people don’t have access to safely managed sanitation services.

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Dr. Francis de los Reyes is a professor of civil, construction, and environmental engineering at North Carolina State University. He can discuss topics including:

  • The state of water treatment and sanitation infrastructure in the United States;
  • The global challenge of providing access to safely managed sanitation services;
  • How wastewater is treated and research on new ways to improve the process;
  • New approaches to addressing sustainability, resilience to a changing climate, and equity in sanitation provision; and
  • Community-focused approaches for investing in sanitation infrastructure.

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