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.
WRRC Director Megdal Presents at Conference on Tribal Water
On June 4 - 5, 2020, Law Seminars International will present The Seventh Annual Comprehensive Conference on Tribal Water in the Southwest. Designed for attorneys, Tribal, local, state, and federal governmental representatives, environmental professionals, water users, and others, the conference will feature experts on policy, regulations, settlement processes, infrastructure, and delivery challenges related to Tribal water rights. On June 5th, WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal will present on augmentation of water supplies: technological, economic, legal, water quality, and other considerations when weighing water supply augmentation opportunities.
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