CAP Award for Water Research: Apply Now!

First Place: $1,000 | Second Place: $500
Submission Deadline: July 1 | Winners will be notified in August 2016

Research papers are now being accepted for the 2016 CAP Award for Water Research. Submissions should focus on water issues that affect central and southern Arizona and/or the Colorado River. Papers may focus on legal, economic, political, environmental, or water management issues, or other issues that might be of interest to CAP or Arizona water users. Papers that support a position are especially encouraged. Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

  • Aquifers
  • Conservation
  • Drought Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Law
  • Groundwater Resources
  • Native American Water Issues
  • Public Perception
  • Recharge
  • Riparian Habitat
  • Subsidence
  • Surface Water Resources
  • Surface/Groundwater Relationships
  • Threatened/Endangered Species
  • Water/Energy Nexus
  • Water Law
  • Water Management
  • Water Policy/Politics
  • Water Rights
  • Water Supply/Use

Winners will receive scholarships to attend and present their research at the 2016 AHS Symposium.

To apply, submit your research paper (please include a one-page abstract) here.
If you have questions, please contact Mitch Basefsky.

The CAP Award is available to undergraduate and graduate students at any college or university in Arizona. Papers should represent the student’s original, unpublished research.


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