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WRRC 2019 Annual Conference Participation Opportunity
On February 1, 2019, the UA Water Resources Research Center will hold its Annual Conference, Arizona Runs on Water: Scarcity, Challenges, and Community-based Solutions, at the Black Canyon Conference Center, located at 9440 N. 25th Ave., in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference will explore how Arizona’s various regions, cities, towns, tribes, and rural areas are working to meet their water and the solutions they are identifying, assessing, and/or implementing.
In order to learn more about efforts undertaken across Arizona, we are soliciting additional case studies that describe a place-based water challenge/solution. You will find a form here that asks about the nature of the challenge, the solution, and the barriers or opportunities that hinder or help. Please take a few minutes to fill in the online form. We will include your responses in a compendium of case studies as a follow-up to the conference. You will also be asked to indicate your interest in presenting your case study during the luncheon program in a 3-minute “lightning talk”. Talks will be selected from the case studies submitted via the online form. Authors of selected talks will be contacted three weeks before the conference. More information about the luncheon session will be sent at that time.
Lunch speakers must be registered for the conference.
Click here to fill in a form and volunteer to speak
The WRRC will present statewide water information at the Willcox Water Project Sulphur Springs Valley Seminars, February 12, 2020, at Sunsites Community Center from 12:30pm to 4:00pm
The WRRC is pleased to call your attention to three new books written by friends and colleagues about water and related issues. Marie Pearthree, Deputy General Manager at the Central Arizona Water Conservation District, has written a book with the writer Michael McGuire chronicling how Tucson Water lost credibility and public trust, when in 1992 the utility introduced treated Central Arizona Project (CAP) water into its water delivery system; and how it subsequently rebuilt its reputation.