Announcing the 2016 Leonard Halpenny Intern Scholarship

Application forms and information for the Halpenny Intern Scholarship are now available online. The application deadline is April 1. We invite undergraduate and graduate students in hydrology-related fields to apply; you must be enrolled at an Arizona college or university. Qualified undergraduates will be given first preference in the selection process. The award is a$3,000 stipend for 200 hours of… MORE…

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…

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…