This diagram shows the close interaction between the hydrology and water resources. Credit: California Department of Water Resources,

Water is one of the most important natural resources. This panel explores the innovations in technology and affordability of water, waste water and the economics and regulation of water.

Moderator: Richard Luthy, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford.

Panel: Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security; David Sedlak, Co-Director, Berkeley Water Center. and Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering. UC Berkeley; David Sunding, Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics. UC Berkeley.