Wet/dry mapping typically documents the lowest stream flows of the year and signals impacts for the species that rely on these ribbons of green in the desert. Since wet/dry mapping wrapped up in Arizona this June, lessons from the April 2019 Desert Waters International Symposium are worth revisiting. This event convened internationally-recognized thought leaders and water experts from across the Colorado River Basin in the U.S.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to Attend International Water Conference in Israel
Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) Director, Sharon B. Megdal, will speak later that day about "Efforts to Close the Gap between Water Supply and Demand in the Colorado River Basin in the Western United States." Dr. Megdal will also be speaking on "Mechanisms for Transboundary Cooperation at the United States-Mexico Border" at the Pre-WATEC Special Water Issues Conference, Oct. 12.
Two other speakers from Arizona will give talks the second day of the 2015 WATEC. Clinton Williams, lead research soil scientist for USDA Agricultural Research Service in Maricopa, AZ, will talk about "Reclaimed Municipal Wastewater: New water in the Western United States" and Trevor Hill, CEO of FATHOM, a software as-a-service company in Phoenix, AZ, will talk about "Smart Cities: From Risk to Opportunity."
Monday, June 24th was a day to celebrate the sight and sound of water flowing down the Santa Cruz River on a hot and cloudless day.
he summer monsoon season is upon us again! The sun is high in the sky, temperatures have climbed to their highest levels of the year and the cicadas are buzzing.
Few pairings provoke as passionate a response as the coupling of water and money; however, water is deeply rooted in our market economy. The newly published 2019 Arroyo, “Water, Business, and the Business of Water,” takes this truism as a jumping-off point for its survey of the ways in which water and business intersect.
The home page of the University of Arizona website on June 20, 2019, shows a striking video of our beautiful landscape and states “Tucson’s summers are like no other. Breathtaking landscapes. Powerful monsoons.