Since 2017, the Santa Cruz Watershed Collaborative (SCWC) has been providing forums for partner agencies and organizations to work toward better aligning their approaches to watershed management in the Tucson Basin of the Santa Cruz River watershed. SCWC is working toward the vision of people working together to ensure a healthy urban watershed with flowing rivers and streams.
Water in the Community
Brown Bag Webinar: Pima County Water Factsheet: Tailoring Meaningful Water...
The Arizona Water Factsheet series was undertaken by the UArizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC to help address the local nature of water challenges and solutions in the state.
WRRC 2022 Annual Conference: Arizona’s Agricultural Outlook: Water, Climate, and...
Registration for the 2022 WRRC Annual Conference is now open! This year’s conference, Arizona’s Agricultural Outlook: Water, Climate, and Sustainability, will take place over three days, July 12-14. Day One will be held in person at the University of Arizona Student Union on Tuesday, July 12 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Arizona time. Two mornings of virtual programming, 9:00 am to noon, will follow the in-person event.
CANCELED-Brown Bag Webinar: Water Reuse Action Plan and REUSExplorer Demo
THIS WEBINAR HAS BEEN CANCELED
Special Event: INHABITANTS: Indigenous Perspectives On Restoring Our World
As part of the WRRC’s Indigenous Water Dialogues, we are pleased to announce a special panel discussion of INHABITANTS: Indigenous Perspectives On Restoring Our World, as well as free screening for all event registrants.
Special Event: Counter Mapping Articulates What Is Between
As a lifelong farmer, land and water practitioner, natural resources manager, and museum director, Jim Enote has thought hard about maps and mapping by challenging how we think about, use, and view maps.
Brown Bag Webinar - Civil Society in the Binational Agreements of the Colorado River...
Non-Governmental Organizations, or NGOs, is the name that was given to civil society in several of the Minutes from the 1944 Treaty on International Waters between the United States and Mexico. The NGOs appear as party to a three-way contribution of water for the environment in Minutes 316, 319, and 323. But the contribution of the NGOs to the accomplishments of these Minutes in the Colorado River extends beyond the traditional place of environmental advocates, contributing as shuttle diplomats to facilitate cross-border understanding.
Native Voices in STEM - Environmental Justice
Dr. Tommy Rock is a member of the Navajo Nation from Monument Valley, Utah. He currently is the first in his family to have received a doctoral degree. In 2002, Dr. Rock received his Bachelor's degree in Environmental Geography and Recreational Management from Arizona State University.
WRRC Brown Bag - Public Interest, Indigenous Rights, and the Los Angeles Aqueduct
This presentation offers a critical reassessment of the emblematic water conflict over the Los Angeles Aqueduct, one of the first large inter-basin water transfers in the American West. Based on three years of in-depth archival, ethnographic, and collaborative research, it examines how public, private, and tribal interests have been weighed in decision-making about this water transfer over the course of more than a century of social, regulatory, and environmental change.
Brown Bag Webinar: Looking Upstream: An Upper Basin Perspective
Brought to you by the WRRC and the Colorado Water Center at Colorado State University, this panel will focus on an Upper Basin perspective of current Colorado River issues. The Upper Basin does not have the luxury of pulling water out of reservoirs to supply its water users. Climate change and the prior appropriation system control water uses and naturally limit water use. Panelists will discuss the Upper Basin Drought Contingency Plan and the methods being used to efficiently use water from the Colorado River.