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2016 October 10

University of Avignon Water Masters students on a one-week course at the Water Institute by evian

University of Avignon training, Evian, 10-14/10/16

The Water Institute by evian will be provided one week of teaching for second year Water Masters students from the University of Avignon at Evian (Haute Savoie, France), from 10 to 14 October 2016.

Teaching will focused on both the specific characteristics of natural mineral water (hydrogeological, technical, regulatory, hygiene, etc.), the protection of water resources and sustainable development, and also on field practices in hydrogeology (use of trial pumping in aquifer and hydrogeological mapping) and hydrochemical, isotopic and groundwater dating techniques.

Teaching will took place both in the classroom, in the Carré Lumière complex, and in the field (Gavot plateau and area around Evian, visit to a farm), and will include instruction in mapping practices, land hydrogeology in the Maravant watershed, practical work on hygiene in boreholes, and visits to mineral water boreholes and the bottling plant.

Training will be provided jointly by professionals from the Water Institute and two teachers from the University of Avignon.