Monday, February 8, 2016
NIWR 2016 Annual Meeting
February 8-10, 2016
The Hotel George
The National Institute for Water Resources will hold the 2016 annual meeting for directors, institute staff, and invited guests on February 8-10, 2016 at the Hotel George in Washington, D.C.
Monday, February 1, 2016
The city of Flint, Michigan, has been making headlines since dangerous amounts of lead contaminated the public water supply, forcing residents to turn to bottled water instead of tap.
While the water flowing through Tucson is nowhere near the contamination levels that plague Flint, experts weighed in on the safety and quality of the water that runs through this city’s sinks.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Don't miss the 12th Annual WRRC Chocolate Fest! Share your favorite treats and try sinfully spectacular creations from other water lovers. This year’s event will be all about the chocolate and the conversation! Invite your favorite water buffalos and get chatting!
Mark Your Calendars!
Feb. 12, 2016 / 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
12th Annual WRRC Chocolate Fest
Sol Resnick Conference Room
350 N. Campbell Ave.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The UA Water Network connects university departments and researchers with students, government representatives, businesses, and citizens. Explore the site's 5 themes to build a more cohesive understanding of the University of Arizona's water research and the water issues being faced in the Southwest and around the world. The UA Water Network also hosts the University of Arizona Water Expertise Directory.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Conserve2Enhance (C2E) is an innovative program developed by the University of Arizona's Water Resources Research Center to help individuals and businesses conserve water and then put the value of those water savings back into their community through locally-led projects. We need your help to shape the future of C2E! Regardless of whether you have been a participant from the beginning or have never heard of C2E before, we need your input to make C2E tool that can be used by communities across the United States.
Friday, December 4, 2015
The University of Arizona (UA) and Pima County have recently announced the opening of the Water and Energy Sustainable Technology (WEST) Center in Pima County's new water reclamation facility, Agua Nueva.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Audio coverage of the Nov. 6 community forum, “Sustainable Water for Southern Arizona: Current Conditions and Future Prospects,” is now available online. The forum was held at the Leo Rich Theater and was free and open to the public. It was hosted by the Central Arizona Project (CAP) and the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), in partnership with the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, the Southern Arizona Water Users Association, and KXCI Radio.
Listen to the Audio
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Photos: Carrie C Wilkinson (L), WRRC (R)
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Early Bird Registration is Now OPEN for the March 21 WRRC Conference
Early bird registration for the WRRC's 2016 Annual Conference, "#AZwaterfuture: Tech, Talk, and Tradeoffs," is now open.
Register at the early bird rate of just $100 through February 19 (registration after February 19 is $125).
Students are welcome to register for a special rate of $45.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
In the Spring of 2000, when Doug Bennett left the City of Albuquerque to take the job as Conservation Manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, he had no idea he’d be coaching one of the nation’s fastest growing cities through the most punishing drought in modern history. Fifteen years later, Las Vegas stands as one of the great success stories of how a community that thrived on a reputation for excess was able to avert the very real prospect of turning away newcomers because there was simply no water to serve them.
Monday, November 2, 2015
Sustainable management of water resources presents unprecedented and rapidly expanding challenges at multiple spatial and temporal scales. It connect society and environment through energy, food, climate, ecological, health, and economic systems. Meeting these challenges requires interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary strategies. This seminar will provide a brief overview of the role of the Virginia Water Resources Research Center in addressing water challenges through innovative training, information transfer, and research approaches.
Friday, October 30, 2015
The Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) has released the Fall 2015 issue of its quarterly newsletter, Arizona Water Resource (AWR). This latest issue features highlights from the 2015 WRRC Annual Conference, Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices, including the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Arizona Water Settlements Act and a guest column by the Governor of the Gila River Indian Community, Stephen Lewis.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
On Nov. 6, 2015, the Central Arizona Project (CAP) and the WRRC are holding a free community forum on "Sustainable Water for Southern Arizona: Current Conditions and Future Prospects" to discuss our most critical natural resource and its impact on our economy, environment, and way of life.
The forum will be held from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Leo Rich Theater at the Tucson Convention Center and will feature a keynote address by Arizona Department of Water Resources Director, Tom Buschatzke, and a panel moderated by WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal.