Arizonan Confirmed as First Woman to Lead Reclamation

Brenda Burman, the director of water policy for Salt River Project who previously worked for the U.S. Department of the Interior, has been confirmed as the nation’s first female commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Burman, who was nominated for the post in June by President Donald Trump, was confirmed on a unanimous voice vote by the U.S. Senate… MORE…

Water Law & Policy Conference at UA

When: Friday December 1 Where: UA James E. Rogers College of Law, Room 164 The Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (AJELP) in collaboration with local Arizona environmental attorneys will present the Water Law & Policy Conference. Co-Chairs Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski, with Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C., and Ken Hodson, now retired, have assembled a 1-day program that is sure to… MORE…

Government Goings-on: The Elephant in the Room

—Alan Dulaney For several months, the Governor’s Water Discussion Group has been secretly discussing serious problems within the Arizona water world. “Secretly” is a misnomer, however, since everyone knew who was involved, the problems to be addressed, and what was going on. It’s in the newspapers. But the process is now exposing the hard truths of Arizona water. The interests… MORE…

New AZ Water Student Chapter Forming at UA 

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student with interest in the water industry? Perhaps you are studying engineering, water resources, or have interest in public policy or customer service. Please come to the inaugural meeting of the UA Student Chapter of AZ Water. The main goal of this group will be networking and knowledge-sharing, with young water professionals from throughout… MORE…

AZ Water Luncheon: Marana’s WRF Expansion Project

The Town of Marana’s Water Reclamation Facility Phase 1 Expansion Project Stephen Dean of the Town of Marana will briefly describe and illustrate the WRF Master Plan, Design, and Construction Manager-At-Risk (CMAR) for the Town of Marana’s WRF Phase 1 Expansion, which was implemented in order to help meet the overarching goals of the community. When: December 7, 11:30 AM… MORE…

Upcoming WRRC Brown Bags 

The WRRC is excited to be hosting a diverse and stimulating lineup of upcoming brown bag speakers! November 14: Andrew Craddock of the CAGRD December 6: Meghan Smart and Bryant Dickens of ADEQ January 23: Cindy Wallace of the USGS will speak on using GIS to inform resource management projects February 6: Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona Director Maria Dadgar February… MORE…