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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
On Wednesday, March 18, Dr. Sharon B. Megdal, Director of the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. As President of the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR), Dr. Megdal spoke on behalf of that organization in support of the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) program. Administered by the U.S.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015 / 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography Auditorium 1030 N. Olive Road, Tucson On April 10th, Senator Jeff Flake is convening a water policy forum at the University of Arizona to hear about current Colorado River supply challenges and future strategies. The forum will be hosted by the Water Resources Research Center and will cover topics including:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The energy embedded in water may be a new source of energy savings for electric utilities. California has embarked on a program to assess energy savings associated with electric utilities investing in water conservation and develop water savings programs as part of utility energy efficiency portfolios.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Infrastructure Program will launch its 2015 Webcast Series Tuesday, Mar. 24, from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST, with the webinar “Green Infrastructure for Arid Communities.” The webinar will feature a presentation from Sonoran Institute Conserve2Enhance (C2E) Coordinator Emily Brott on “Tucson's Conserve to Enhance and Living River Programs: Improving Urban River Corridors for People and Wildlife.” 
Monday, March 16, 2015
World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year, to celebrate water and its essential role in the lives of people across the globe. Since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as the first World Water Day, World Water Day has shone a spotlight on a different issue every year.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) is offering a summer internship to a student interested in gaining experience writing about environmental and water issues. The internship is supported by Montgomery & Associates, an Arizona-based consulting firm specializing in hydrology and water resource issues. The selected intern will contribute to research and writing for an issue of Arroyo, the annual WRRC publication that focuses on a critical Arizona water issue. Arroyo is recognized as source of objective, ac
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Please join us for the WRRC Annual Conference, "Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices" to be held June 9-10 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Arizona. This conference is hosted by the WRRC in partnership with the Gila River Indian Community.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Projected water deficits mean land and water managers must be proactive in their management of rivers and shallow aquifers if they want to maintain the ecosystems dependent upon them. To manage these resources, managers and decision makers need easy access to the best techniques available for determining how much water ecosystems need.  
Friday, February 20, 2015
Two world-renowned researchers will give a Brown Bag seminar at the UA Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) Thursday, Feb. 26 (10:30 am – 12:00 p.m.) on “Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystems.” Dr. Alistair B.A. Boxall, Environment Department, University of York (UK), will present “Drugs Down the Drain: Impacts of Medicines in the Natural Environment,” and Dr.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Now well into its second decade, Groundwater Awareness Week spotlights one of the world’s most important resources —groundwater. The National Groundwater Association spearheads this annual effort to raise public awareness about groundwater and water well stewardship. Groundwater is essential to the health and well-being of humanity and the environment.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Water Sustainability Program will host a lecture and book signing by international water expert Brian Richter, author of "Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability," on Thursday, March 5, 2014, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the University of Arizona Student Unions' Tucson and Catalina Rooms. In "Chasing Water," Richter tells a cohesive and complete story of water scarcity: where it is happening, what is causing it, and how it can be addressed.  More here.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Registration is open for the Western Governors' Drought Forum Webinar Series featuring western experts on water and drought management. The webinar will explore the technological and regulatory obstacles to utilizing re-used, produced, and brackish water. 
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