On Wednesday, November 10, the WRRC hosted a Brown Bag webinar featuring presentations by student researchers who received funding in 2020 through the WRRC from the Water Resources Research Act, Section 104(b) grant program.
Nina Mason Pulliam Trust Awards Arizona Project WET $150,000 Grant
Arizona Project WET (APW) was recently awarded a $150,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust to support the Water Investigations Program (WIP) in the Phoenix Valley.
WIP efforts refine students' critical and creative thinking skills and environmental education during a year of inquiry into water resources and supply, water use and water in natural systems. WIP also assists teachers in transforming their instructional practices through the integration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines.
Did you know that the WRRC was part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill? The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law this week, contains historic investment in water resources and, of particular importance to the WRRC
The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Water Resources Conference was held virtually this week, November 8-10, 2021. On the first day of the conference, WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal and Graduate Student Assistant Simone A. Williams presented at two separate sessions on different WRRC efforts.
Every school year, APW brings aboard members of the UArizona Wildcat Corps AmeriCorps program for one year of service to help deliver water education programs in the community. This year APW is excited to invite eight AmeriCorps members to join them in developing and delivering innovative water education to communities.
Over the course of five days at the end of October, WRRC Program Manager Michael Seronde and his peers in Class 30 of Project CENTRL traveled to Ciudad Obregón in Sonora, Mexico to learn about the economic and political resources of the Yaqui River Valley and to gain perspective on issues of shared importance in AZ.