Two Upcoming Opportunities to Learn About Water in Arizona

What Arizona Can Learn From Israel About Water Conservation

When: Nov. 2, 2015, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Phoenix, AZ
Tickets (free): Click here
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Join azcentral.comThe Arizona Republic, and the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU for a conversation about water planning in Israel — one of the world leaders in desalinization and use reduction — and what might work in Arizona. Join us for this free, moderated conversation, followed by a Q&A with the audience.


  • Dr. Miriam (Miki) Haran, water conservation leader and Chairman of the Israel Consumer Council
  • Sharon B. Megdal, director of the UA WRRC


Brandon Loomis, Arizona Republic environmental resources reporter. Loomis recently spent a year reporting and writing a series of stories on the Southwest water crisis as a recipient of the O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism through the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University.

Logistics & Parking

The event is in Cronkite 128. It is on the first floor of the Walter Cronkite school building. Free parking is available at the Arizona Republic parking garage. The garage is on the corner of Second and Taylor streets.  The venue is about a two-block walk from the parking garage and will be clearly marked.

The Water Scare: What’s Real?

When: Nov. 3, 2015, from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park, Tempe, AZ
More Info / Ticket ($25): Click here

Join azcentral.comThe Arizona Republic, and the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU for a symposium on the facts behind the hype and the fright about Arizona’s water future.  You’ll have access to Valley’s leading water strategists and policy-makers as well as practical information about what individuals can do to prepare for our new water future. The conference is a joint venture of The Arizona Republic and the Kyl Center for Water Policy, part of ASU’s Morrison Institute.


  • Kathryn Sorensen,  City of Phoenix Water Services Department.
  • Brandon Loomis, Republic environmental resources reporter
  • David Wallace, Republic visual journalist
  • Tom Buschatzke, ADWR
  • Wellington “Duke” Reiter, senior sustainability scientist at ASU


Richard Ruelas, Arizona Republic reporter and frequent event moderator, Horizon and Horizonte guest host.

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