Springs Ecosystem Science: 2018 Symposium

A 2-day symposium for researchers and managers to present the state of springs ecosystems and discuss paths forward. When: June 4-6 Where: Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ Registration cost: $95. The cost of the symposium has been partly underwritten by the National Park Service and Springs Stewardship Institute. Contact the organizers about discounted student rates. Registration includes lunch on… MORE…

2018 Nevada Water Resources Association Annual Conference

When: Tuesday, February 27 – March 1 Where: Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169 For more information, visit www.nvwra.org or call Tina Triplett at 775-473-5473. Highlights “What Keeps Regulators Up at Night?” with Jason King, P.E., Nevada State Engineer and guests Lithium regulations update and discussion with lunch Nine workshops to obtain CEU/PDH Keynote… MORE…

104g Preproposals Due February 14

The USGS, in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources, is requesting proposals for the FY 2018 Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program (104g). Grants will support research on improving and enhancing the nation’s water supply. Any investigator at an accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S. is eligible. Proposals may be for projects of 1 to… MORE…

Report from Our 2017 Herman Bouwer Intern Scholar, Corey Caulkins

—by Corey Caulkins As an ecology student, I feel extremely lucky to have been selected as the 2017 Herman Bouwer Intern Scholarship recipient. It was a great opportunity for me to explore some of the practical applications of environmental science and hydrology, both in the private and public sectors. The first half of my internship was spent with Arcadis, an… MORE…

WaterSmart Innovations Conference & Expo Issues — Call for Abstracts

Professionals, scientists, government employees, organizations, public and private institutions, policy makers, students and all others working in an industry related to water efficiency are invited to submit an abstract for an oral presentation, panel discussion, or workshop for the 11th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition (WSI), slated for October 3-5 in Las Vegas. A complete list of topics and… MORE…

BSMAR16 Program and Early Bird Registration Updates

The 16th Biennial Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge, “Recharge to the Rescue! Managed Aquifer Recharge as a Water Management Tool,” will take place at on March 6–7 in San Diego. This event continues a longstanding series of symposia originating in Arizona in 1978. BSMAR 16 will feature oral presentations, poster presentations, and an awards luncheon, as well as optional pre-… MORE…

IBWC Seeks Citizen Volunteers — Application due January 12

The Southeast Arizona Citizens Forum (SEAZCF) board will be starting a new term on March 15, with new members. The SEAZCF is a board established by the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission to encourage dialogue on IBWC projects and related issues in Pima, Santa Cruz, and Cochise Counties. The IBWC is the entity responsible for implementing… MORE…

New USGS Hydrology Reports Available

Concentration and trend of 1,4-dioxane in wells sampled during 2002–2017 in the vicinity of the Tucson International Airport Area Superfund Site, Arizona Groundwater, surface-water, and water-chemistry data, Black Mesa area, northeastern Arizona—2013–2015 The USGS Arizona Water Science Center provides resource managers and the public with critical water resource information for Arizona and the Southwest. Two recent publications help explain the… MORE…