Results of Chapter Officer Elections

Thanks to all AHS members who voted for your chapter officers. The results of the 2016 elections are in! This year, we polled members online and had a total of 102 responses — about 40 percent of our current membership. Phoenix Chapter (51 Respondents) President: Lee-Anna Walker Vice President: Stephen Flora, Salt River Project Secretary: Byron Baden, GES Treasurer: Beth… MORE…

CAP Announces Award of Annual Grant to AHS for 14th Consecutive Year

The AHS Foundation (AHSF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established in 2006 to provide long-term assured funding for AHS’s intern scholarship, academic scholarship, science fair, and teacher programs. Specifically, the AHSF is responsible for raising and distributing the funds that support these programs. The AHSF recently received a Community Investment Grant from the Central Arizona Project (CAP) for the 14th… MORE…

April Meeting Summary Write-Up by Matt Minjares

At the April Phoenix Chapter meeting, we were fortunate to have ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke as our guest speaker. Along with a brief summary of Arizona’s water management strategy to date, Mr. Buschatzke discussed the current state of our water supplies in Arizona, as well as the issues and challenges that lay ahead. Short-term water resource challenges identified by ADWR… MORE…

Phoenix Chapter Officer Election Results

Here are the winning candidates for the Phoenix Chapter 2015 board. Thank you to all the Phoenix members who cast their ballots — we really appreciate your participation. President: Dave Sampson, ASU Global Institute of Sustainability Vice-President: Rich Siegel, Salt River Project Treasurer: Michele Robertson, APS Secretary: Matt Minjares, Gateway CC Student Phoenix Chapter Board Members Kirk Creswick, Engineering and Environmental… MORE…

Bouwer Internship Wrap-up 2014

By Anthony Ferrell The year was 2014, and I just received news that I was the recipient of the Herman Bouwer Intern Scholarship. Being a geology undergraduate student, this was a major opportunity for me and the fortune of receiving this award could help to kick off my future career. Choosing which companies to work for was difficult, because I… MORE…

AZWWA / AHS Geophysical Logging Workshop Wrap-up

On May 3, 2014, the Arizona Water Well Association (AzWWA) and the Phoenix Chapter of AHS co-sponsored a geophysical logging workshop.  The workshop was offered at the offices of Southwest Exploration Services and was conducted by Bob Crowder and Kevin Mitchell.  The focus was on demonstration of various geophysical logging tools and interpretation of logging results.  The workshop had six… 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…