On February 1, 2019, the UA Water Resources Research Center will hold its Annual Conference, Arizona Runs on Water: Scarcity, Challenges, and Community-based Solutions, at the Black Canyon Conference Center, located at 9440 N. 25th Ave., in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference will explore how Arizona’s various regions, cities, towns, tribes, and rural areas are working to meet their water and the solutions they are identifying, assessing, and/or implementing.
This Fall 2018 Arizona Water Resource is the final issue of that long-running newsletter. This last issue provides a listing of other electronic water news resources currently available. The regular Public Policy Review column by WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal introduces a newly published collection of all 75 of her columns from 2002 through 2018.
Celebrating 75 years of U.S.-Mexico water relations, the University of Arizona’s (UA) Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, with collaboration from the Institute of the Environment and Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), has partnered with El Colegio de Sonora (Hermosillo, Mexico) to hold a public workshop looking at the past, present, and future of these relations at the UA’s Environment & Natural Resources (ENR2) Building on campus on October 15-16, 2018: Binational Water Relations at 75 Years: Retrospectives, Resilience, and U.S.-Mexico Border Water Resources Go
The preliminary agenda is now posted for the Water Resources Research Center's 2019 conference, Arizona Runs on Water: Scarcity, Challenges, and Community-based Solutions. The agenda shows the schedule and general topics for the conference, which will be held on Friday, February 1, at the Black Canyon Conference Center (9440 N 25th Ave, Phoenix). We will begin the day with framework presentations about water resources across the state, Arizona's water laws and regulations, and Tribal perspectives.
In early September, WRRC Scientist Jean McLain was awarded a fellowship in the London-based Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce (RSA) - a society of more than 20,000 professionals representing more than 90 countries. Dr. McLain was nominated for a fellowship following her July, 2018 presentation at the University of York - upon hearing about her research in antibiotic resistance, her sponsor felt that Dr.