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WRP’s October 26th webinar on Groundwater-Surface Water Interface. This webinar will run from 9 am to 12 noon pm Pacific.
Water Security was identified by WRP as an important topic for a deep-dive in support of the current WRP Strategic Priority (Building Resilience in the West for America’s Defense, Energy, Environment and Infrastructure through Enhanced Collaboration among Federal, State and Tribal Entities). This webinar will highlight WRP States (AZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UT) perspectives on:
Interconnectivity between surface water and ground water
Legal treatment of groundwater and surface water
Surface water shortages and their impact on ground water recharge
Best practices for aquifer storage and recovery and recharge
Recommendations for the WRP region to more collaboratively work together
This webinar will feature the following speakers:
AZ: Jennifer Heim, Deputy Counsel, Arizona Department of Water Resources
CA: Dr. Maurice Hall, PE, Vice President, Water, Environmental Defense Fund
CO: Tracy Kosloff, Deputy State Engineer, Colorado Division of Water Resources
NM: Dr. Bruce M. Thomson, Regents Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of New Mexico
NV: Jon Benedict, Hydrogeologist, Nevada Division of Water Resources, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
UT: Jim Reese, Assistant State Engineer for our Technical Services Section, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water Rights
Please email amyduffy @ westernregionalpartnership.org for more information.
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