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The AWRA-NGWA Groundwater Visibility Initiative – Workshop, 28 April 2016, Denver

Shill alert: I am invested in this workshop as an advisory committee member, member of NGWA and AWRA, and Technical Director of AWRA. So what’s the deal with the title, ‘Groundwater Visibility Initiative’? There are two components to my answer: 1) groundwater is physically invisible to…

Coping With Floods ~ What’s in a Name

President’s Column by C. Mark Dunning, AWRA President Floods continue to be the most destructive and costly natural disasters in the United States (U.S.). Coping with these disasters is a vast and complex topic that a short article can’t do…

Denver Pilots Partnership Model for Hyperlocal Urban Water Education

A Western City Collaborates for Meaningful Water Education, Part 5 by Lydia Hooper For the past several years, Denver Public Works has been building partnerships with Denver Public Schools to improve both water quality and science education in the city.…

Tracy Will Work to Enhance AWRA Internationally During Tenure as Officer

by Christine McCrehin John C. Tracy, a professor at the University of Idaho, Boise was recently elected AWRA president-elect and will become president of the organization in 2015. Tracy will officially assume the office of president-elect on January 1, 2014.…

IWRM, Big Rivers and Political Boundaries

by Carol Collier, AWRA President Happy September. Hopefully the extreme heat waves and other summer weather spikes are behind us. I hope you’ve had a chance to attend the AWRA Summer Conferences and/or state sections events. I look forward to…

Threefer: 1) Case Studies in IWRM: From Local Stewardship to National Vision; 2) JAX Program; 3) Allan on IWRM/IWARM

Lots of IWRM stuff here! 1) The AWRA Policy Committee has just produced this excellent report, Case Studies in Integrated Water Resources Management: From Local Stewardship to National Vision: Download AWRA-Case-Studies-IWRM The publication …explores the implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management…