WRRC 2018 Annual Conference to Focus on the Business of Water

Mark your calendars for March 28, 2018! Water is everyone’s business and the business of water affects everyone. On Tuesday, March 28, The Business of Water will be front and center at the Water Resources Research Center’s annual conference, which will be held at the UA’s Student Union in Tucson. The conference will focusing on key questions: How will water… MORE…

Beyond the Mirage Wins a Regional Emmy

The film Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West recently won an Emmy from the Rocky Mountain Southwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for best topical documentary. Beyond the Mirage is the creation of UA filmmaker Cody Sheehy. The project also won the Arizona Prize Water Consciousness Challenge in 2015. Learn more… MORE…

BSMAR 16 Final Call for Abstracts — Nov 1

The 16th biennial symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge — “Recharge to the Rescue! Managed Aquifer Recharge as a Water Management Tool — will take place at on March 5-7, 2018, in San Diego. This event continues a long-standing series of symposia originating in Arizona in 1978. The 15th MAR Symposium was combined with the Ninth International Symposium on Managed Aquifer… MORE…

WatershedConnection.com Features Water Level, Precipitation Data from SRP

Data from Salt River Project’s hydrology and weather systems are now available in near real-time for Arizonans planning a day at the lake, on the river or in the forest. WatershedConnection.com, launched in October to kick off the 2017-2018 water year, provides information about current and past conditions on the Salt River and Verde River watersheds as well as an… 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…

Student Research Proposals Sought for 104b Grants

The WRRC is calling for research proposals from students for its 104b grants program. The program, authorized under the Water Resources Research Act, Section 104(b), and funded through the USGS, provides small grants for research that explores new ideas to address water problems in Arizona. The WRRC expects to award two to four grants of up to $10,000. The proposals must… MORE…

Government Goings-on: Slowly Changing Seasons

—Alan Dulaney The colors change differentially in a Southwestern autumn. Aspens turn quickly at altitude, but down in the desert only the colors of the license plates are showing any shift. And in contrast to our tumultuous summer, the controversies of the water world appear to be shifting to a more quiescent mode. Some progress has been made on serious… MORE…