Recap of Holbrook basin talk by Conway & Cook

We hope you were able to join us for “Monitoring Evaporite Karst Activity and Land Subsidence in the Holbrook Basin, Arizona, using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR)” given by Brian Conway (AWDR) and Joe Cook (AZGS) on October 1 at NAU. The talk was part of the NAU SESES Seminar Series sponsored by AHS and NAU. This very interesting presentation… MORE…

2013 Arizona Science & Engineering Fair

Each year since 2004, AHS and the CAP have awarded $400 to selected science projects in water, environmental and hydrologic sciences at the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair. I would like to thank DeAnne Rietz of SWCA and Derek McGregor of Freeport-McMoRan for their help in judging the projects. The projects were impressive and reflect a lot of hard work and… MORE…

2013 Bouwer Intern Scholarship Summary

My summer was off to a slow start. After spending hours applying for summer internships with federal agencies through the cumbersome, faceless, USAJOBS website, and receiving no response, I began to think I was going to have a lot of free time this summer. I learned late of the AHS Herman Bouwer Intern Scholarship and was fortunate that the deadline… MORE…

ADWR’S New Online Data Portal

Notice!  ADWR has developed an online data portal for the reporting and sharing of 3rd party water level data. The new on-line data portal provides individuals and organizations with an online interface to submit water level data that allows for data sharing and eventually for various reporting requirements. Third party groundwater levels are directly input into ADWR’s Ground Water Site Inventory… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar — An Insider’s Look at WIFA & WIFA-funded Infrastructure Projects

Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell) Speakers: Susan Craig, Communications Director, Arizona WIFA, and Melanie Ford, WIFA Technical Program Supervisor The Arizona Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA) is known to provide loans and grants for constructing water and wastewater infrastructure. What is not well known, though, is the wide variety… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar — A Water Update from Down Under

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell) Speaker: Rosalind Bark (Resource Economist, Ecosystem Sciences Division, CSIRO [Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation]) The Murray-Darling Basin Plan 2012 is now in the implementation phase. This talk will provide a bit of background on the extensive water reform as well as an update… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar — Colorado River Simulation System (CRSS): Overview & Use in Planning & Operation of the Colorado River

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell Ave.) Speaker: Don Gross, Water Resources Engineer, Colorado River Management Section, Arizona Department of Water Resources Don Gross’s Brown Bag presentation will include a brief history of the development the Colorado River Simulation System (CRSS), and its structure. This will be followed by an overview… MORE…

Win a 2014 Jeep Cherokee & Support the AHS Foundation!

Need some new wheels? With your $25 contribution (or 5 tickets for $100) you could win a 2014 Jeep Cherokee!!! The best part is that 100% of your contribution will support the AHS Foundation’s funding of scholarships, internships, science fairs, and teachers’ workshops. The drawing will be held November 13, 2014. All entries must be received by October 31. The… MORE…