Urgent Water Management Choices Weighed at Conference in Phoenix
It’s hard to turn on the news without hearing another story about water in the West as drought planning, global climate impacts, and new or changed regulations demand attention. How we manage our water is key to our future.
Free Online Water Use Tracker from UA’s Conserve2Enhance Program Can Help Lower Water Bills
TUCSON, Ariz. (July 22, 2014) – The University of Arizona’s Conserve2Enhance™ (C2E) program has launched a free online water use tracker to help Tucson Water customers monitor and reduce wasteful home water use, lower their monthly bills, and help conserve Tucson’s water resources.
What is Water Worth? New UA Publication Investigates the Value of Water in Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. (July 18, 2014) – How do Arizonans value water? Not only its price for consumers, but the myriad other ways users pay for water. The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) takes on this challenge in its newly released free publication, the 2014 Arroyo.
WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal Participates in UN Briefing on Global Water Issues
NEW YORK, NY (June 19, 2014) – University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) Director Sharon B. Megdal participated in a panel briefing at the United Nations today on potential solutions to global water challenges.
UA Workshop to Explore Antibiotic Resistance in Agriculture
An upcoming University of Arizona workshop will tackle the hot button issue of antibiotic resistance in agriculture. “Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystems: State of the Science” (ARASOS) will be held Aug. 5-8 at Biosphere 2, and aims to bring together microbiologists and chemists to identify the most effective methods to track antibiotic resistance in the environment.
Tucson Mayor to Attend May 9 Dedication of Atturbury Wash Riparian Enhancement Project
(TUCSON, Ariz.) May 6, 2014 – Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Ward 4 Representative Shirley Scott will attend the Conserve to Enhance (C2E) program’s May 9 dedication event at Lincoln Regional Park’s Atturbury Wash, the site of the first-ever C2E-funded riparian enhancement project
Arizona Project WET Launches Smart Phone Discovery Program at Rio Salado Habitat in Phoenix
Arizona Project WET (APW) is challenging families and student groups to make new discoveries about nature with the help of smartphone technology. The Discovery Program recently installed at Phoenix’s Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area encourages visitors to embark on one of four color-coded QR-code journeys
Tucson Mayor to Attend May 9 Conserve to Enhance Atturbury Wash Dedication
(TUCSON, Ariz.) April 30, 2014 – Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Ward 4 Representative Shirley Scott will attend the Conserve to Enhance (C2E) program’s May 9 dedication event at Lincoln Regional Park’s Atturbury Wash
Closing Water Supply Gap in Arizona the Focus of April 8 UA Conference
TUCSON, Ariz. (April 7, 2014) – Demand for water in Arizona may outpace supplies by a gap of 1 million acre-feet (nearly 326 billion gallons) by the year 2060 if no action is taken. At its April 8 conference, “Closing the Gap Between Water Supply and Demand,”
UA Conference to Focus on Closing Water Supply Gap in Arizona
By the year 2060, water demand in Arizona may exceed renewable supplies by a margin that could grow to 1 million acre-feet. The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) – a unit within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences