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WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal and WRRC Assistant Director Susanna Eden recently co-authored an article on a modeling framework analysis that incorporates climate projections for water resources management in the Upper Santa Cruz River in Arizona.  The article, “Climate change and... more
Sharon B. Megdal, Director of the UA Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), recently co-authored a chapter in Convergence of Food Security, Energy Security and Sustainable Agriculture, a book examining the interrelated fields of food security, energy security and sustainable agriculture as the... more
In October 2014, Tucson and Phoenix announced a new water-sharing agreement that consists of Phoenix storing some of its unused water from Central Arizona Project (CAP) in aquifers in southern Tucson. In Phase One of the pilot program, Phoenix will store up-to 850 acre-feet per year of its unused... more

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Being in the middle of Arizona's longest drought,  climate change, unpredictable growth, and the ever pending regulatory requirements, many questions have arisen... more
The Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR), the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic... more
Speaker: Don Gross, Water Resources Engineer, Colorado River Management Section, Arizona Department of Water Resources Presentation: Colorado River Simulation... more