NGWA Conference: Call for Papers

Groundwater Issues & Science Affecting Policy & Management in the Southwest Albuquerque, NM | February 26-27, 2018 Although groundwater is used across the country, it is particularly important in the American Southwest, where surface water resources may be insufficient to meet daily needs. The NGWA is hosting a conference that will focus on groundwater availability, use, policy, and management in southwestern… MORE…

Brown Bag: Upper Santa Cruz River Risk MAP Project / HEC-RAS 2D

Pima County Regional Flood Control District Monthly Brown Bag Series Speaker: Ian Sharp, J.E. Fuller/Hydrology & Geomorphology, Inc. Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 Location: 9th Floor Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone, Tucson AZ, 85701 Floodplain regulators and others have long suspected that the existing mapping of the Santa Cruz River floodplain is inaccurate and outdated… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar

Preserving Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) as a Strategic Regional Water Resource in a Changing Climate Time: June 16, 2017, 12:00p–1:15 pm Place: Sol Resnick Meeting Room, 350 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson Speaker: Doron Markel, Israeli Water Authority Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) is the only freshwater lake in Israel, supplying about 20% of the country’s potable water. Israel also… MORE…

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…