On Thursday, October 7, the WRRC hosted Henry Day, water policy and strategy consultant at the Arizona Public Service Company (APS), for a Brown Bag Webinar. In his presentation titled “APS Sustainable Water Strategies and Practices,” Day outlined how the utility is conserving water while transitioning to meet the goal of providing 100% carbon-free electricity by 2050. The presentation began with an overview of APS as Arizona’s largest electric utility and described the importance of sustainable water practices at APS and in Arizona.
Water in the Community
Brown Bag Webinar - The Internet of Water: Modern Water Data Infrastructure for 21st...
Publicly collected water data needed to answer fundamental water questions are managed by multiple agencies across different scales of government and non-government organizations for different purposes.
World Water Day Special Webinar - Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for...
On Monday, March 22, the WRRC celebrated World Water Day with a webinar featuring the North American case studies included in the forthcoming UNESCO volume, Managing Aquifer Recharge: A Showcase for Resilience and Sustainability.
Brown Bag Webinar: Community Service and Environmental Justice as an Essential Best...
On Thursday, March 11, Andrew Kricun, Managing Director with Moonshot Missions and former Executive Director and Chief Engineer at the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority (CCMUA) in New Jersey, presented “Community Service and Environmental Justice as an Essential Best Practice for Clean Water Utilities of the Future” for a WRRC Brown Bag webinar. The Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program honors water entities that implement environmental projects to benefit the community.
Brown Bag Webinar: Arizona's Groundwater Management - Past, Present and Future
On Monday, March 8, Dr. Susanna Eden, Research Program Officer and former WRRC Assistant Director, and Brian McGreal, Master's Student in the UArizona Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, gave a Brown Bag presentation on key sections of the 2021 Arroyo
Brown Bag Webinar: Reaching Safe-Yield in the Phoenix AMA
Among its many successes, Arizona's innovative Groundwater Management Act of 1980 established the Phoenix Active Management Area (AMA) and its management goal of safe-yield.
17th Annual WRRC Chocolate Fest - This Year Held on Zoom
Don't miss the WRRC Chocolate Fest—this year held on Zoom. Prepare your favorite homemade chocolate treat to share virtually in this Chocolate Delight Show & Tell. A real chocolate prize goes to the Fest favorite, so decorate your cocoa confection to impress!
Participants are encouraged to share their recipes via chat. Then Celebrate the 2020 Photo Contest winners with a slide show and insights into what makes a winning photo.
Brown Bag Webinar: Recovery of Arizona Water Bank Credits to Mitigate Shortages on...
The Arizona Water Banking Authority (AWBA) has accrued over 3.8 million acre-feet of credits to provide firming for Arizona water users during shortages on the Colorado River. Planning for future recovery of AWBA credits involves collaboration between the AWBA, the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR), the Central Arizona Project (CAP), and stakeholders. In coordination with the Recovery Planning Advisory Group, this interagency workgroup will release an update to the 2014 Joint Recovery Plan in early 2021.
Brown Bag Webinar: Collaborative Capacity Building and Sovereign Science with NASA...
Sustained capacity building and knowledge exchange are vital to increase the use of NASA Earth Observations for Indigenous natural and cultural resource management.
Brown Bag: Two-part Webinar on Water Transfers in Arizona
This presentation will discuss points and counterpoints of rural water issues, then look at the efforts to transfer Colorado River water rights from farmlands along the river into Central Arizona for municipal uses. The advantages of such transfers and the difficult public policy issues will also be presented.