Mississippi's annual Water Resources Research Conference is set for April 24-25 at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson.

Eight sessions will cover topics including Delta groundwater, computer modeling, invasive plant species, agriculture, sedimentation, wastewater and water treatment, surface water quality, flooding and water supply.

The two-day conference will feature more than 36 presentations, a large poster session, and nine national and regional water resource leaders addressing timely water issues facing the state and nation.

Conference sponsors include the state's Department of Environmental Quality and Public Service Commission, the Mississippi Water Resources Association, the Water Resources Research Institute at Mississippi State University and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Registration and additional information on the conference are available online at http://www.wrri.msstate.edu/conference.htm.