2016 Leonard Halpenny Intern Recap

— by Mekha Pereira The Leonard Halpenny Internship was an incredibly unique opportunity to work with four different companies in Tucson. I had the chance to spend time with two consulting firms, one municipal water provider, and one federal agency. Gaining exposure to the diversity of work possible within the field of hydrology is what interested me most when applying … MORE…

2016 Halpenny Scholar Announced

The Tucson Chapter is proud to announce Mekha Pereira as the 2016 Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholar. A student in the Hydrology & Water Resources Department at the University of Arizona, Mekha has a double major in environmental hydrology and water resources and mathematics, with a minor in economics. She impressed the selection committee with her academic achievements, organizational abilities, and future … MORE…

The Southern Arizona Science & Engineering Fair Results

— Gail Cordy, President, AHS Foundation Another Southern Arizona Science & Engineering Fair (SARSEF) has come and gone. Many thanks to Marla Odom and Dan Guido of Montgomery & Associates for joining me in judging the science projects for grades K–12. We focused our attention on projects with a water theme. Our goal was to select winners for $750 in prize money … MORE…

Announcing the 2016 Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholarship

Application forms and information for the Halpenny Intern Scholarship are now available online. The application deadline is April 1. We invite undergraduate and graduate students in hydrology-related fields to apply; you must be enrolled at an Arizona college or university. Qualified undergraduates will be given first preference in the selection process. The award is a$3,000 stipend for 200 hours of … MORE…

Results of Chapter Officer Elections

Thanks to all AHS members who voted for your chapter officers. The results of the 2016 elections are in! This year, we polled members online and had a total of 102 responses — about 40 percent of our current membership. Phoenix Chapter (51 Respondents) President: Lee-Anna Walker Vice President: Stephen Flora, Salt River Project Secretary: Byron Baden, GES Treasurer: Beth … MORE…

Next Symposium Planning Meeting… and Call for Volunteers

Planning is gearing up for the 2016 AHS Symposium, which will be held at the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson. This is a great time to get involved! We’re looking for folks to volunteer for the planning committee as well as various subcommittees: workshops, field trips, speakers, along with anything else you want to do. Beer and food are provided. The next planning committee … MORE…