In the heat of the summer, we can appreciate the extra energy used to help keep us cool, but have you ever thought about all the energy it takes to deliver water to our doorstep? What about all the infrastructure that directs the water to our homes and businesses? Most people don't give our water management systems a second thought. We turn on the tap and water seems to magically appear.
National Competitive Grants Program 104(g) RFP Issued
Arizona applications are due at the WRRC by
5:00 PM MST, February 27, 2020.
- Expand and enhance the use of hydrologic monitoring data to support advanced modeling tools to provide state-of-the-art flood and drought forecasts, and drive emergency- and water-management decision support systems.
- Research to help society deal with water scarcity or water availability challenges such as drought and/or changes in snow pack and/or runoff regimes.
- Development and evaluation of process and governance mechanisms that advance the science of ecological flows.
- Exploration and advancement of our understanding of harmful algae blooms (HABs). Proposals are sought that focus on innovations in monitoring the occurrence of HABs and algal toxins, research on factors that result in algal toxin production, and improvements in near-real-time modeling and forecasting of toxin-producing blooms
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The STEM for All Video Showcase featured 171 videos of federally funded programs highlighting innovation in STEM education. The University of Arizona's Indigenous Food, Energy & Water Security and Sovereignty (Indige-FEWSS) program won the first ranked Presenters' Choice Award. Indige-FEWSS is an NSF National Research Traineeship program
Several visually rich information tools are now available for answering your various water-related questions. The Kyl Center for Water Policy at ASU has just released its Water Blueprint, the result of a multi-year effort to create a comprehensive water data hub accessible to the public
Forty years ago today, on June 12, 1980, water managers in Arizona took a monumental step toward addressing severe groundwater overdraft in the State's most populous regions with the passage of the Groundwater Management Act (GMA).
Immediately following the conference program on Thursday, June 18, 2020,
Concurrent Happy Hours – 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Interactive Sessions using Zoom