Adam Yablonski will provide a brief description of the Edwards Aquifer, including the demographics of the region, and give an overview of the political history that led to the permitting of water rights.
Brown Bag Webinar: Southwestern Navajo Rural Water Appraisal Study
Kevin Black, Sr., Planning Program Manager, US Bureau of Reclamation - Phoenix Area Office
The Bureau of Reclamation, in cooperation with the Navajo Department of Water Resources, completed a regional water resource investigation in the southwestern Chapters of the Navajo Nation. Federal partners, local Chapter representatives, private contractors, and a health care steering committee collaborated over two years to complete a comprehensive plan to develop water to meet domestic and commercial demands. This presentation will include the qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection used and highlight the public/Tribal/private partnership organized to complete a report of findings.
Kevin Black has been with the US Bureau of Reclamation for the past 36 years. He was Chief Surveyor during the construction of the Central Arizona Project canal and Plan 6 Safety of Dams project. Kevin Black also worked as the Navajo Program Manager (1996-2012) and for the Navajo Generating Station Post (2012-2018). He has served as Planning Program Manager for the Program Development Division since 2018.
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