World Water Day is a good day for reflection. Just a few days ago, on March 19, 2019, representatives of the seven states of the Colorado River Basin gathered in Phoenix, Arizona to sign a letter asking Congress to approve implementation of the drought contingency plans detailed in the documents attached to the letter.
The Binational Summit on Transboundary Groundwater at the US-Mexico Border, which is organized by the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico (IBWC), will take place April 10-11 in El Paso, Texas. The Summit brings together US and Mexican federal, state, and local agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations and the academic community, to share information and promote U.S. and Mexico cooperation on groundwater resource related issues. The keynote address will be given by UA Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) Director Sharon B. Megdal.
Speakers: Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Director/PI, Flor Sandoval, Co-PI/SERI Senior Program Manager, AJ Moses, SWES PhD student, Jesus Solis-Leon, SWES MS student, Norma Villagomez-Marquez, SWES PhD student, Leona Davis, College of Education MS student, Dorsey Kaufmann, School of Art MFA candidate.
Each summer the Central Arizona Project (CAP) offers an award for student research that focuses on water issues affecting Central and Southern Arizona and the Colorado River.