Greater depth, broader perspective for a clear water future
We tackle key water policy and management issues, empower informed decision-making, and enrich understanding through engagement, education,
and applied research.
Photo: 2022 WRRC Photo Contest Winner: "Water for Us" - Ted Wuollet - Horseshoe Dam Reservoir; Horseshoe Lake, AZ; 2021
WRRC Water Webinar: Solar River, Covering and Powering Canals with Photovoltaic Energy
Moving water is the largest energy user in Arizona and thermo-electric power is the largest user of water according to the USGS. Arizona’s energy is still dominated by thermo-electric power at 83% with renewables at 17%, thus Arizona energy’s consumptive water footprint is massive.
WRRC Kicks Off Fall Water Webinars
This month marked the return of the WRRC Water Webinars, our series of presentations from experts and professionals on a wide range of water-related topics. On September 7, Helen Dahlke, Professor in Integrated Hydrologic Sciences at the University of California, Davis, kicked off our fall series with her presentation, Agricultural Managed Aquifer Recharge (Ag-MAR)
WIFA Approves $41M in Water Conservation Funding – More to Come
As of August 16, the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) has awarded more than $41 million to fund water conservation initiatives throughout the state, saving an estimated 860,000 – 1.3 million acre-feet of water.
UArizona Commission Releases Report on the Future of Food
On Wednesday, August 30, the University of Arizona Presidential Advisory Commission on the Future of Agriculture and Food Production in a Drying Climate released a report outlining recommendations for actions the university can take to address threats
We transfer water research results and information to other researchers, water managers, policy makers, and the wider public through publications, conferences, lectures, seminars, and workshops.
Focus on scientific research, education, community outreach and engagement with a spectrum of topics, including water management and planning, water conservation, water harvesting, and water policy.