Next Symposium Planning Meeting… and Call for Volunteers

Planning is gearing up for the 2016 AHS Symposium, which will be held at the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson. This is a great time to get involved! We’re looking for folks to volunteer for the planning committee as well as various subcommittees: workshops, field trips, speakers, along with anything else you want to do. Beer and food are provided. The next planning committee… MORE…

Next Symposium Planning Meeting

The Tucson Chapter is already in planning mode for the 2016 Symposium. This is your chance to help shape our premier annual event, which will be held from September 14–16. Our next meeting will be October 29th (Thursday) at 6 PM at Montgomery & Associates, 1550 E Prince Road. There will be beer and food; all volunteers are welcome to attend. Contact Molly Collins… 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…

June Meeting Summary on Qanat Talk — Tucson Chapter

Sustainable Water Resources in Iran: Tradition vs. Modernization —by Marla Odom At the June 2015 Tucson Chapter meeting, we were fortunate to have as our guest speaker Sattar Chavoshi, a Ph.D. in hydrology and an adjunct research fellow from the University of South Australia. The talk was attended by 20 people, primarily representatives from consulting firms, government agencies, public utilities,… MORE…

Special Tucson Chapter Meeting on Qanat — June 30

Come and enjoy learning about Qanat! Tired of summer heat? Join the AHS Tucson Chapter for a unique talk from expert Iranian hydrologists Sattar Chavoshi and Hamideh Nouri. They will present the traditional methods of Iranian water management practices, called Qanat and compare these methods to modern practices. AHS has scheduled this special meeting to accommodate their limited time in… MORE…

Tucson AHS Chapter Celebrates 20 Years of Halpenny Intern Scholars

—by Marla Odom This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholarship, hosted by the Tucson Chapter of AHS. In 1995, Leonard Halpenny, a consultant with over 60 years experience as a hydrologist, was awarded the first AHS Lifetime Achievement Award. He approached AHS with a desire to use the monetary portion of the award to establish… MORE…

Tucson Chapter Announces Halpenny Intern Scholar

The Tucson Chapter of AHS is proud to announce Rachel S. Tucci as the 2015 Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholar. Rachel is a graduating senior in the Hydrology & Water Resources Department at the University of Arizona. She impressed the selection committee with her academic achievements, organizational abilities, and future career objectives. Her senior thesis work using isotopes to analyze the… MORE…