WRRC Conference 2017: Registration & Poster Submission Now Open

Registration for the 2017 WRRC Conference, Irrigated Agriculture in Arizona: A Fresh Perspective, is now open. Register now at an early bird cost of only $95! Join us as we debate current challenges faced by agricultural water users in Arizona, and discuss the advances being made in agricultural technologies to address these challenges. Registration also includes a screening and panel … MORE…

Volunteers Needed for Peoria Water Festival!

The Peoria Water Festival is an educational field day event that instills a deeper understanding of water in the earth system and Arizona’s water resources. You can help by facilitating a lesson, helping set up and break down, escorting student classes, registering volunteers, monitoring festival parking, coordinating water activities, and celebrating with your community. Festival Info Date: February 8, 7:30 … MORE…

Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecture at NAU on January 26

Flagstaff Earth Sciences Seminar Series,  Co-sponsored by AHS When: Thursday, January 26, 4:00 p.m. Where: NAU – Physical Sciences Bldg (19) – Room 103 Speaker: Dr. Ed Harvey, 2017 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer, Hydrogeology Division, Geological Society of America, National Park Service A reception will follow the talk. Water Resource Stewardship in the U.S. National Park Service On August 25, 1916, President … MORE…

UCOWR/NIWR Conference — Call for Abstracts 

The University Council on Water Resources and National Institute of Water Resources Conference Planning Committee, chaired by WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal, has announced the call for abstracts for Water in a Changing Environment. The conference will be held from June 10-15, 2017,  in Fort Collins, Colorado. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations must be submitted electronically by January 20 … MORE…

New Water Policy / Planning Courses Offered at the University of Arizona

Spring 2017 Course Offerings Looking to do some professional development this year? Here are three great opportunities. Arizona Water Policy (ENVS/ GEOG/HWRS/LAW/PLNN 596B) This 3-unit class will explore Arizona water policy and management through guest lectures, dialogue, and discussion of readings and individual research papers. Professor Sharon Megdal will  provide the most current look at water policy at the local, … MORE…

Speakers Needed for ASU Solution Summit

This January 21, from 11 am to 5 pm, Changemaker Central is hosting the Solutions Summit at ASU, an open conference for students, innovators, entrepreneurs, and community members to create global solutions to local challenges. The main theme of the Solutions Summit in the Spring semester will be water — water justice, sustainable water management, and the future of our water system. … MORE…

GateWay Community College’s Water Resources Job Fair

This FREE event is open to the public and features: Guest presenters showcasing Water Resource Technology opportunities Networking opportunities with representatives from the USGS, Valley municipalities, private water/wastewater companies, consulting firms, and water resource technology students Vendors with information about internships and job openings When: Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6–8 p.m. Where: GateWay Community College, Room IE1302 (Copper Room), 108 … MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar: “Agua Dulce”

Date: January 19, 2017 Time: 12:00–1:15 p.m. Location:  WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell Ave.) Speaker: Tim Thomure, Director, Tucson Water In early November, Tucson Water unveiled a plan to restore a vibrant ecosystem to the long-dry stretch of the Santa Cruz River through downtown Tucson. Tucson Water’s innovative plan for the “Agua Dulce” project would route recycled water that … MORE…