In Search of Clean Water in Uganda: Building Solutions Through Community-Based Planning

APA Oklahoma Chapter


Monday, September 26, 2016
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. CDT

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In June 2016, faculty and students from the University of Oklahoma traveled to Northern Uganda for a service learning project surrounding water use issues. The project was interdisciplinary in nature with planning, architecture, and engineering students collaborating with local communities to better understand local water systems and opportunities to improve local quality of life. This presentation by planning and architecture students will introduce the community-based methods used during the project as well as discuss identified issues, findings, and recommended solutions for addressing the water concerns in Northern Ugandan communities.


Christopher Le

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Jane Wyrick, AICP

Confirmed Speaker


Stephen Taylor Johnson

Confirmed Speaker

I am a Masters student in Regional and City Planning at the University of Oklahoma, with an expected graduation date of May 2017. I earned my bachelors of arts in Geography from OU in May 2015. I am interested in transportation planning and helping communities increase their quality of life. Read More

Kimberly Gilbert

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