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Friday, August 22, 2014
UANews recognizes UA Water Resources Research Center’s Conserve2Enhance (C2E) Program for its efforts in helping Tucson residents save millions of gallons of water while investing $60,000 in local enhancement projects. C2E Program Coordinator, Brittany Xiu spoke to UA News contact, Shelley Littin, about the Tucson C2E program, how it works, water conservation tactics and more. 
Friday, August 22, 2014
Robert H. Webb will discuss his recently published book, "Requiem for the Santa Cruz: An Environmental History of an Arizona River." For thousands of years, the Santa Cruz River has been a focal point in Southern Arizona. A detailed reconstruction of riverine changes in the vicinity of Tucson, Ariz., reveals the interrelationships among riparian ecosystems, water supply, flood control and land use.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The WRRC has released the Summer 2014 edition of its quarterly newsletter, the Arizona Water Resource (AWR). This issue includes coverage of advanced water recycling technologies from NASA; the installation of a new smart water metering system in Oro Valley, Ariz.; savings from the installation of demand-controlled pumps in Sierra Vista, Ariz.; an in-depth review of the "Closing the Gap: How Can We Do It?" panel session from the WRRC's 2014 Annual Conference; a Student Spotlight feature on WRRC Graduate Assistant Nathaniel Delano; water news briefs and much more. 
Friday, July 18, 2014
The UA Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) recently released its newly redesigned 2014 Arroyo on a vital topic in Arizona: What is the Value of Water? This year's Arroyo -- a free, 16-page annual publication devoted to a single water topic of timely interest in Arizona -- is a wide-ranging review of the surprisingly complex subject of water's value, beyond its price.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Project WET’s (APW) Alexander Prescott helped lead Middle School Earth Camp at Tucson's Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM) last month. Earth Camp is a partnership between APW, the UA College of Science and the Planetary Science Institute.
Monday, June 23, 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. (June 23, 2014) – The National Agricultural and Rural Development Policy Center (NARDeP) published a policy brief last week from University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) Director Sharon B. Megdal. “Facing an Uncertain Colorado River Basin Future” addresses in detail how the Colorado River is regionally allocated, and discusses how agriculture and municipalities can work together to close gaps between water supply and demand predicted in the 2012 Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
NEW YORK, NY (June 19, 2014) – University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) Director Sharon B. Megdal participated in a panel briefing at the United Nations today on potential solutions to global water challenges. The Jewish National Fund (JNF) and its partners arranged the “Every Drop of Water Makes a Difference” briefing in New York, to discuss water-related issues affecting arid countries with 250 members of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and U.N. representatives.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) 2014 Annual Conference, "Water Systems, Science, and Society Under Global Change" at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., announced that is will webcast its June 18-20 USDA Blue-Green-Grey sessions live. The webcast sessions are open to the public, and anyone listening in will be able to submit questions. The Blue-Green-Grey sessions will also be recorded for future viewing.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The University of Arizona Press recently released Requiem for the Santa Cruz River: An Environmental History of an Arizona River, by Bob Webb, Julio Betancourt, Roy Johnson and Ray Turner.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
This monsoon season, Arizona photographers are invited to “Catch the Rain” through their camera lens for a chance at cash prizes in the UA Water Resources Research Center’s (WRRC) 2014 Photo Contest. Through Friday, Sept. 26, submit unique photos of how people and nature in Arizona capture and use the rain in two category options:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The University of Arizona will host an Aug. 5-8 workshop to be held at Biosphere 2, "Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystems: State of the Science," which was co-organized by WRRC Associate Director Dr. Jean McLain. 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Sharon B. Megdal, Director of the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), recently co-authored a paper on Arizona water banking with Peter Dillon (CSIRO Land and Water, Australia) and Kenneth Seasholes (Central Arizona Project), which was published May 28 in the Journal Water. 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
WRRC Associate Director Dr. Jean McLain was featured in the June 2014 issue of CSA News, a monthly publication for members of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Sponsors First-Ever Sahuarita-Green Valley Water Festival  
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Weekly Wave e-News Digest is distributed each Friday, and contains WRRC news, events and much more. The Wave features weekly updates on the WRRC’s ongoing Brown Bag Seminar Series – informal water-focused presentations open to the public – as well as information on the WRRC Annual Conference.
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