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LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series: “Inca’s Hydraulics System and the Pre-Inca Stage”

October 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jose N. De Pierola

About the presentation:  De Pierola will provide a review of vestiges of hydraulic infrastructure from the pre-inca an Inca time, reviewing their capacities to manage water supply and how they addressed the problems of that time to ensure supply as well as control effects of climate, i.e., rain, soil erosion, drought and others. There will be a special mention of Moche and Nazca cultures and drainage of ancient Macchu Picchu.

About the presenter: Jose N. De Pierola is a consultant and senior advisor in water resources management. He is a recognized agricultural engineer with over 35 years of experience in different water engineering projects, planning, design, and management.

This event will be given live, in person in 206 Ingraham; however, you can also view it remotely via Zoom. Please pre-register to attend via Zoom HERE. 


October 4, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Room 206 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, 53706 United States
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(608) 262-2811