2016 November 14

University of Montpellier Water Masters students on a one-week course at the Water Institute by evian - november 2016

University of Montpellier training, Evian, 14-18/11/16

The Water Institute by evian will be provided one week of teaching for second year Water Masters students from the University of Montpellier at Evian (Haute Savoie, France), from 14 to 18 November 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 Montpellier.