The WRRC Annual Report highlights our efforts during 2017, including groundbreaking research on groundwater governance, antibiotic resistance in water, and stakeholder engagement practices; programs that foster sustainable water planning in Arizona’s rural communities, effective educational strategies; respected outreach to multiple audiences, and nurturing of future water resources professionals.
Register for the March 21 WRRC Conference Today! - #AZWaterFuture
Register for the March 21 WRRC Conference Today!
Registration for the WRRC's 2016 Annual Conference, "#AZwaterfuture: Tech, Talk, and Tradeoffs," is now open.
Registration fee is $125
Students are welcome to register for a special rate of $45.
WRRC Annual Conference
March 21, 2016
at the University of Arizona Student Union
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Interactive Reception 5:00 to 7:00 pm
The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) will hold its 2016 Annual Conference, #AZwaterfuture: Tech, Talk, and Tradeoffs, to consider emerging technologies, communication strategies, and policies to meet Arizona’s water needs into the future. Do not miss this opportunity to engage in a unique exploration of new ideas and innovative pathways for water management.
It’s that time of year. In honor of Earth Week, students are showcasing their work in oral presentations and posters at events organized by their academic departments. This week the Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Science held its annual El Día del Agua y Atmósfera on Monday and the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science held “SWESx” on Wednesday and Thursday. Several students with connections to the WRRC participated in both events.
The Water Resources Research Center's 2018 annual conference, The Business of Water, held on Wednesday, March 28, attracted over 300 people from around the state and beyond. Topics such as public-private partnerships, water transactions, collaborations among businesses, philanthropic foundations and NGOs, and the linkages between environmental water and economic development were examined through the course of the day.
The University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center is offering a summer internship to a student interested in gaining experience writing about environmental and water issues. The selected intern will contribute to research and writing for an issue of Arroyo, the annual WRRC publication that focuses on a critical Arizona water issue. Arroyo is recognized as source of objective, accurate and understandable information and reaches a wide audience that includes policy makers and water professionals as well as the interested public.
On February 12, the WRRC hosted Marty Ralph, Director, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes and Researcher at UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography to discuss Atmospheric River Science. Rivers of water vapor in the sky, which is how Dr. Ralph describes atmospheric rivers, are key to understanding the character of storm fronts and precipitation in the western United States.