WRRC Donation Page


Water touches the life of every person in Arizona and WRRC is the go-to organization for key water issues. Donors have a big impact on our ability to conduct in-depth research, top-level education, and purposeful engagement. Please support our efforts with your tax-deductible donation. Witness our impact by exploring our current ProgramsPublications and Events.

UArizona President Robert Robbins and WRRC Director Dr. Sharon B. Megdal discuss the Colorado River Basin's water crisis and the future of our state

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Support the Water Resources Research Center

The WRRC conducts water policy research and analysis, and its information transfer activities include publications, conferences, lectures, and seminars. Water news and information are provided to the academic community, water professionals, elected and appointed officials, students and the public. 

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Support the Sol Resnick Water Resources Research Fund

The WRRC was first formed in 1957 as the Institute of Water Utilization. Sol Resnick founded the Institute, which he directed from 1957 to 1964. 

This fund supports ongoing research conducted by the Water Resources Research Center.

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Support the Rodney Blaine Lewis Scholars Award

The Rodney Blaine Lewis Scholars Award will support graduate students who are enrolled members of an Arizona Indian Tribe, and who are enrolled in a program of study in water law, policy, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to full-time graduate students who are members of the Gila River Indian Community, Tohono O’odham Nation, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, or Ak-Chin Indian Community. https://giving.arizona.edu/rodney-lewis-scholars

Give By Check

Make your check payable to The University of Arizona Foundation and write your gift designation on the memo line, i.e., WRRC, Sol Resnick Water Resources Research Fund, or Rodney Blaine Lewis Scholars Award and mail it to: 

The University of Arizona 
College of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences Development Office 
Attn. Nick Pierson 
Forbes Building, Room 325 
1140 E. South Campus Drive 
Tucson, AZ 85721


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Contact Nick Pierson for more on how to support the Water Resources Research Center or if you need help donating. 
He will work with you and your financial advisor(s) to plan a gift that meets your philanthropic goal(s).

Nick Pierson
Director of Development 
npierson@arizona.edu(link sends e-mail