ADWR’S New Online Data Portal

Notice!  ADWR has developed an online data portal for the reporting and sharing of 3rd party water level data. The new on-line data portal provides individuals and organizations with an online interface to submit water level data that allows for data sharing and eventually for various reporting requirements. Third party groundwater levels are directly input into ADWR’s Ground Water Site Inventory… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar — An Insider’s Look at WIFA & WIFA-funded Infrastructure Projects

Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell) Speakers: Susan Craig, Communications Director, Arizona WIFA, and Melanie Ford, WIFA Technical Program Supervisor The Arizona Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA) is known to provide loans and grants for constructing water and wastewater infrastructure. What is not well known, though, is the wide variety… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar — A Water Update from Down Under

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell) Speaker: Rosalind Bark (Resource Economist, Ecosystem Sciences Division, CSIRO [Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation]) The Murray-Darling Basin Plan 2012 is now in the implementation phase. This talk will provide a bit of background on the extensive water reform as well as an update… MORE…

WRRC Brown Bag Seminar — Colorado River Simulation System (CRSS): Overview & Use in Planning & Operation of the Colorado River

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: WRRC Sol Resnick Conference Room (350 N. Campbell Ave.) Speaker: Don Gross, Water Resources Engineer, Colorado River Management Section, Arizona Department of Water Resources Don Gross’s Brown Bag presentation will include a brief history of the development the Colorado River Simulation System (CRSS), and its structure. This will be followed by an overview… MORE…

Win a 2014 Jeep Cherokee & Support the AHS Foundation!

Need some new wheels? With your $25 contribution (or 5 tickets for $100) you could win a 2014 Jeep Cherokee!!! The best part is that 100% of your contribution will support the AHS Foundation’s funding of scholarships, internships, science fairs, and teachers’ workshops. The drawing will be held November 13, 2014. All entries must be received by October 31. The… MORE…

AHS Foundation Update

The AHS Foundation had a prosperous 2013, and we thank our many donors. The scholarship, intern, and science fair programs were supported to a large extent by our Corporate Sponsors: Montgomery & Associates, Freeport McMoRan, and Central Arizona Project. Additional contributing corporations included Rosemont Copper, GeoSystems Analysis, Southwest Groundwater Construction, and the Symposium GoldSim workshop. Many individual donations were made… MORE…

Government Goings-on

Busy, busy!  As of the February deadline some 1186 bills had been dropped in the House and Senate by our illustrious Arizona Legislators.   But only a few relate to water (no comments on where they seem to be spending their time).  The Senate bills were summarized last month, and many of the House bills are the same as the Senate… MORE…

Herman Bouwer Award

In honor of Dr. Bouwer’s significant role in advancing our understanding of managed aquifer recharge, the GRA and AHS have created the Herman Bouwer Award. The award will be presented every two years at the Biennial Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge (BSMAR) to the person or agency that has significantly advanced the understanding or utilization of MAR. Members of the… MORE…