Talk on USFS Watersheds Program

The Role of National Forest Lands in Improving Watershed Health through the Watershed Condition Framework Speaker: Kelly Mott Lacroix, Hydrologist, USFS Date/Time: Monday, May 8, 3:45–5:00 pm Location: WRRC, Sol Resnick Meeting Room, 350 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ Covering 450 million acres and encompassing over 15,000 subwatersheds, the USFS Watershed Condition Framework (WCF) is significant in scope and has the potential … MORE…

Using Drones for Large-scale Mapping

Pima County Regional Flood Control District Monthly Brown Bag Series Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 Location: 201 N Stone Ave., 9th Floor, Tucson Speaker: Robert Davis – Quiet Creek Unmanned Aerial Mapping Small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS or drones) and GIS are a great match for quickly and efficiently gaining a greater understanding of large-scale topography. The … MORE…

Colloquium — Managing the Colorado River in Interesting Times: Overallocation, Drought, & Climate Change

Date / Time:  April 27, 4PM Location: ENR2 Building, Room 225 (1064 E. Lowell St., Tucson) Speakers: Ted Cooke General Manager, CAP; Marie Pearthree, P.E. Former Deputy General Manager, CAP This is a critical time for the State of Arizona and key sectors of its economy, given the impacts of the 17-year drought on the Colorado River and the historic overallocation of its … MORE…

Water Innovation Challenge Event at Fox Theatre

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5–7 PM Where: Fox Theatre , 17 W. Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701 Cost: Free RSVP: Click here The Southwest Water Campus team invites you to attend a reception and showing of the 30-minute film Groundwater: To Enact a Law for the Common Good. The Southwest Water Campus team represents public and private partners who … MORE…

Robert Glennon to Speak in Tucson at May Arizona Geological Society Meeting

Date: Tuesday, May 2 Time: Cash bar at 6 PM; dinner at 7 PM; lecture at 8 PM Where: Sheraton Hotel & Suites — 5151 E. Grant Road in Tucson Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It America’s self-inflicted water crisis is coming. Throughout the United States, even in places that are not particularly dry or hot, communities, farmers, and factories are … MORE…

Brown Bag on Upper San Pedro River Aquifer Recharge Program

Pima County Regional Flood Control District Monthly Brown Bag Series Presenters: Cyrus D. Miller, J.E. Fuller/Hydrology & Geomorphology, Inc., and Michael A. Milczarek, GeoSystems Analysis, Inc. Date/Time: Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 12–1PM Location: 9th Floor Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone, Tucson AZ, 85701 Since 2011, Cochise County, Arizona has been evaluating stormwater management and capture to conduct aquifer recharge, towards … MORE…

9th Annual Santa Cruz River Research Days

Dates: Wednesday, March 29 / Thursday, March 30 Time: 8:30 am–5:00 pm Place: Pima Community College, Desert Vista Campus, Community Room — 5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz, Tucson 85709 Cost: FREE; all are welcome Santa Cruz River Research Days is a venue for learning about research and conservation efforts that pertain to the natural and cultural resources along the Santa Cruz River. This annual event aims to trigger … MORE…

The Financial Benefits of Water Conservation: The Tucson Story

WRRC Brown Bag Date/Time: April 19, 12:00–1:30 p.m. Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Rm.  (350 N. Campbell Ave.) Speakers: Candice Rupprecht, Water Conservation Specialist, Tucson Water; Mary Allen, P.E., Pima County Wastewater Reclamation “Why do you ask me to conserve water and then raise my rates?” This question is frequently asked by water customers, often without a clear answer from utilities … MORE…