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.
Simone A. Williams Wins Prestigious Babbitt Dissertation Fellowship
We congratulate Simone A. Williams, Graduate Research Associate at the WRRC and a PhD Candidate in the Arid Lands Resource Sciences GIDP, who has been awarded a Babbitt Dissertation Fellowship to support her dissertation research! This competitive and prestigious fellowship is granted by The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, to support US university students whose dissertation research shows strong potential to support the integration of land and water policies, contributes to advancing water sustainability and resilience, and has significant public impact, especially in western states.
WRRC Seminar Revisits Colorado Basin Drought Research After 25 Years
On Wednesday, April 12, the WRRC hosted a webinar featuring presentations from a panel of authors who contributed papers to the Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 2022 Featured Collection, Severe Sustained Drought Revisited: Managing the Colorado River System in Times of Water Shortage 25 Years Later.
Reclamation Proposes Plans to Address Colorado River Crisis
On Tuesday, April 11, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Near-term Colorado River Operations. The plans outlined in the draft SEIS revise the current interim operating guidelines for the management of the two largest reservoirs in the Colorado River system: Lake Mead and Lake Powell.
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.
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