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…

Judging Science Fair Projects for AHS

By Eve Halper, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation — Volunteer SARSEF Judge, March, 2015  I never participated in a science fair growing up, but always wished I had. When I read that the Arizona Hydrological Society was looking for professionals to judge water-related projects at the Southern Arizona Research Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF), I volunteered. The competition was held on… MORE…

Tucson Chapter Officer Election Results

Here are the winning candidates for the 2015 Tucson Chapter board. Thank you to the members who cast their ballots – we really appreciate your participation. We would like to see all our chapter members at our monthly meetings and getting involved in AHS. President: Damien Gosch, Hargis + Associates, Inc. Vice-President: Greg Hess, Clear Creek Associates Treasurer: Dan Guido,… MORE…

2014 Leonard Halpenny Internship Awarded

The Arizona Hydrological Society is pleased to announce the 2014 Leonard Halpenny Internship Scholarship Award recipient is Hydrology and Water Resources Undergraduate Marlyn Ripalda.  Organizations participating in this year’s internship include Montgomery & Associates, Clear Creek Associates, Tucson Water, and the U.S. Geological Survey. A warm thanks goes out to the interview panel consisting of longstanding AHS members Wally Wilson and… MORE…

Tucson Chapter 2014 Officer Elections

Here are the winning candidates for the 2014 Tucson Chapter board. Thank you to the members who casts their ballots — we really appreciate your participation. We had a great Tucson symposium this year and would like to see more of our chapter members at our monthly meetings and getting involved in AHS. President: Damien Gosch, Hargis + Associates, Inc. Vice-President:… MORE…

Upcoming Brown Bag: Tres Rios — Wetland Ecology in an Arid Environment

This presentation will explore the key facets concerning the City of Phoenix Tres Rios Wetlands. Multiple events led the City of Phoenix to the development of a tertiary wetland treatment system at the 91st Avenue Waste Water Treatment Facility. Ron Elkins will give an overview of the history and events of the as-built project, as well as a review of… MORE…