Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, the Argonne OutLoud public lecture series presents a free talk with nanoscientist Dr. Seth Darling. “The End of Water as We Know It” will be held at the TCS Conference Center at Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill. Though on-site registration is closed, water treatment professionals can stream the event live via the Internet.

ANL notes that over the next 35 years, the world’s demand for water will rise 55 percent. Water technology and management figure to shape the 21st century much like oil conflicts influenced the 20th century. This lecture seeks to answer the question, how can we reshape a better future for water?

Online viewers ca watch via Argonne’s live stream channel at