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We tackle key water policy and management issues, empower informed decision-making, and enrich understanding through engagement, education,
and applied research.
Photo: 2022 WRRC Photo Contest Winner: Brian Anderson - Bring It On; Tucson, AZ; 2007
WRRC 2023 Annual Conference
The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center 2023 Conference, What Can We Do? Solutions to Arizona’s Water Challenges, will be held July 11–12 at the University of Arizona. The conference will aim to address the pressing water resource challenges currently facing Arizona and the region.
WRRC Seminar Series: Homeowners Associations – An Overlooked Water Sustainability Opportunity in the Desert: 2023 Update
Hans Huth will summarize the strategies he has tested and the challenges faced in building landscape resiliency to the ongoing megadrought when working within a managed community.
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WRRC Getting Out in Arizona - Drought Planning in Patagonia
On March 22 and 24, CLIMAS and the WRRC’s Water RAPIDS team partnered with the Town of Patagonia to hold a Drought Planning Workshop and field trip in one of the most beautiful and biologically diverse areas of southern Arizona.
Water Factsheet for Yavapai County Published
The Yavapai County Water Factsheet is now available! As the fifth installment of the WRRC’s Arizona Water Factsheet initiative, this eight-page resource provides wide-ranging examples and essential contextual information to understand water supplies, demands, and management in Yavapai County.
We transfer water research results and information to other researchers, water managers, policy makers, and the wider public through publications, conferences, lectures, seminars, and workshops.
Sharon B. Megdal, Ph.D. is Director of The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), a Cooperative Extension center and a research unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Grab your lunch and join us for a range of presentations on water-related topics of interest. Access to the WRRC’s Brown Bag series is currently being held live via Zoom webcasts.
The 2022 Annual Conference, Arizona’s Agricultural Outlook: Water, Climate, and Sustainability, took place over three days, July 12-14.
Focus on scientific research, education, community outreach and engagement with a spectrum of topics, including water management and planning, water conservation, water harvesting, and water policy.