New AZ Water Student Chapter Forming at UA 

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student with interest in the water industry? Perhaps you are studying engineering, water resources, or have interest in public policy or customer service. Please come to the inaugural meeting of the UA Student Chapter of AZ Water. The main goal of this group will be networking and knowledge-sharing, with young water professionals from throughout… MORE…

AWE Fall Luncheon in Tucson – October 17

Date/Time:  October 17, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Location:  Granite Construction, 4115 E. Illinois Street, Tucson AZ 85714 Cost: $25 payable at the door with cash or check made out to AWE RSVP: teresa.harris@atcassociates.com AWE (Arizona Women’s EnviroLink) is holding its fall luncheon meeting in Tucson rather than Phoenix this year. AWE is an informal networking group for Arizona professionals with… MORE…

Congratulations to Our 2017 Intern Scholars

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2017 AHS intern scholarships! This is one of our flagship programs. Each intern gets the opportunity to work for several organizations — typically a combination of agencies, consulting firms, municipalities, and/or mining companies — where they conduct fieldwork and data analyses that are typical of an entry-level hydrology-related position. Each award… MORE…

Tucson Water Promotions

Dee Korich was recently promoted to be the new Chief Hydrologist for Tucson Water in the Water Resources Section of the Planning and Engineering Division. Korich started her career with Tucson Water as an intern and worked in positions with increasing responsibility over the years. She was Lead Hydrologist in the Water Resources Section before accepting the Chief Hydrologist position. … MORE…

2016 Leonard Halpenny Intern Recap

— by Mekha Pereira The Leonard Halpenny Internship was an incredibly unique opportunity to work with four different companies in Tucson. I had the chance to spend time with two consulting firms, one municipal water provider, and one federal agency. Gaining exposure to the diversity of work possible within the field of hydrology is what interested me most when applying… MORE…

2016 Halpenny Scholar Announced

The Tucson Chapter is proud to announce Mekha Pereira as the 2016 Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholar. A student in the Hydrology & Water Resources Department at the University of Arizona, Mekha has a double major in environmental hydrology and water resources and mathematics, with a minor in economics. She impressed the selection committee with her academic achievements, organizational abilities, and future… MORE…

The Southern Arizona Science & Engineering Fair Results

— Gail Cordy, President, AHS Foundation Another Southern Arizona Science & Engineering Fair (SARSEF) has come and gone. Many thanks to Marla Odom and Dan Guido of Montgomery & Associates for joining me in judging the science projects for grades K–12. We focused our attention on projects with a water theme. Our goal was to select winners for $750 in prize money… MORE…