Intel has paired scientific research with gaming to produce Water Wars, an interactive tool that will provide insight into how stakeholders – farmers, developers, and industry – respond to water shortfalls. Within this 3D simulation, decision-makers can work through a range of solutions to potential water crises, hopefully preventing any real water wars in the future.
The next Governor's Drought Task Force Interagency Coordinating Group meeting will be held on April 21, 2009. During the meeting, you will hear water supply updates on the Salt and Verde watersheds and Colorado River Basin and an update from the State Drought Monitoring Technical Committee.
The NGWA Theis Conference, taking place October 2-5, 2009, in Boulder, Colorado, will focus on how climate change impacts ground water resources. NGWA is seeking participants who are prepared to discuss their research and applications in a highly intense and interactive format.
By participating in this dynamic conference you will:
Access PDF Registration Form at: http://www.ngwa.org/DEVELOPMENT/conferences/details/0910025100.aspx
This conference is intended to engage the key managers, researchers and “on the ground” practitioners that currently are setting the trends relative to designing and implementing adaptive management programs.
- Keynote Presentation – International Boundary & Water Commission: Now and the Future
- Adjudication Reform
- The Legality of Domestic Wells
- Controlling and Reducing Groundwater Pumping
- Conflicts of Interest Issues When Representing Clients in Rio Grande Stream Adjudications
In many pockets of the American West, stresses and demands on water resources are overwhelming our capacity to effectively manage change and accommodate the diversity of interests and values associated with our limited water resources.
This year's meeting will focus on developing regional and global strategies for addressing the intertwined issues of energy, climate change and water. Join us and officials from the Obama Administration, international dignitaries and a host of private and public-sector leaders from around the West.
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