Since its inception in 1884, originally as Phoenix Light and Fuel Company, Arizona Public Service Company, the largest electric utility in Arizona, has generated clean, reliable, and affordable energy from nine power plants, now serving 2.7 million Arizonans. APS has long been recognized as a leader in water reuse, as demonstrated by its use of reclaimed water as cooling water for Palo Verde Generating Station, the largest producer of power in the United States for the last 25 years.
Water in the Community
Water Solutions for Our Warmer World – Episode 4: Drought in the Colorado River...
How are important reservoir management decisions for the Colorado River Basin impacted by a decades-long drought? How will drought-related conditions factor into discussions of new management guidelines? Join the event hosts, Arizona Institutes for Resilience, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and WRRC, for a moderated panel discussion of these questions and more.
Binational Cooperation in the Colorado River Basin: United States and Mexico
On Tuesday, September 14, the WRRC hosted the webinar Binational Cooperation in the Colorado River Basin: United States and Mexico, featuring US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Binational Program Manager Amy Witherall and Analyst Sean Schrag-Toso.
WRRC 2021 Annual Conference - Tribal Water Resilience in a Changing Environment
The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center is excited to open registration for the 2021 Annual WRRC Conference, Tribal Water Resilience in a Changing Environment. Held virtually over three days, August 30-September 1, the program will offer information, diverse perspectives, networking, and much more.
2021 Pre-Conference Webinar - Tribal Water Rights and Settlements
A little more than two weeks before our 2021 Annual Conference, Tribal Water Resilience in a Changing Environment, the UArizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) is presenting the pre-conference webinar: “Tribal Water Rights and Settlements.” Please join us to hear three prominent water law and tribal attorneys discuss Tribal Water Rights and Settlements. This webinar will provide legal context for the broader discussions of tribal water resilience to take place at the conference August 30 – September 1.
Brown Bag Webinar: International Watersheds Coping with Climate Hazards; Twin-City...
Current climate scenario predictions identify the US-Mexico border as a "hot spot" of climate change, both in relation to increased rainfall intensity and increased temperatures. Twin city areas in the transboundary setting have long histories of management that rely on mutual dependency.
The International Arid Lands Consortium Virtual Conference
To commemorate 30 years of collaboration on arid lands issues, the International Arid Lands Consortium (IALC) hosted a three-day international conference on arid lands.
Brown Bag Webinar: OpenET – Filling One of the Biggest Data Gaps in Water Management
On Wednesday, May 5, Robyn Grimm, Senior Manager, Water Information Systems, Environmental Defense Fund - Western Water Program
Brown Bag Webinar - Tucson Water's Reclaimed Water System: Providing the Right...
For nearly forty years, Tucson Water has been reusing its effluent to help offset traditional potable uses. Today, the Tucson Water reclaimed water system not only provides high-quality reuse water directly to a wide variety of non-potable customers, but the utility is now utilizing their excess water for aquifer banking and riparian restoration projects. John Kmiec will walk us through the history of the Tucson Water reclaimed water system, up to the most recent projects for the utility. Then, he will discuss what may lie beyond the horizon in the next forty years.
Brown Bag Webinar: Binational Seawater Desalination Study - Sea of Cortez Region
The binational collaboration between Mexico and the US in Minute 323 includes the exploration of joint development of projects, such as seawater desalination opportunities in the Sea of Cortez region. This talk will present the results of a study conducted by a binational workgroup, including federal and state water agencies and NGOs. The study identified opportunities to develop approximately 200,000 acre-feet per year of treated seawater to benefit water users in Mexico and the US in an environmentally responsible manner.