Originally from Tółikan (Sweetwater), Ariz., Ranalda Tsosie describes herself as “a proud Diné woman.” She is also the proud mother of seven, an environmental chemist, and a full-time graduate student at the University of Montana,
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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.
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.