This series is a collaboration with ASU departments, cities and nonprofits to bring awareness to the growing need for sustainable water management in the Phoenix area. Recognizing that the future of water is at stake, presenters aim to educate audiences about steps they can take to save water.
- Fellow, Ecologic Institute
- Professor, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
- Researcher, Environmental Biotechnology Centre at Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, Germany
Water scarcity is a core threat to communities in the American West who depend largely upon the water of the Colorado River. The three panelists will discuss remedies to water scarcity focusing on three approaches:
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- Director, CAP LTER
- Professor, School of Sustainability, ASU
- Tres Rios Representative
- Director, Decision Center for a Desert City
- Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, ASU
- Water Resource Management Advisor, City of Phoenix
- Surface Water Resource Manager, Salt River Project
- Global Green Building Program Manager, Intel
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Residents of the Valley of the Sun do not truly feel the direct effects of the ongoing drought, due to effective water-resource management. However, we are now facing a critical moment for Arizona’s water resources, and ASU students,...
Join Arizona State University Sustainability Practices and Campus Student Sustainability Initiatives for the fourth annual State of Sustainability at ASU. This event will also celebrate ASU’s designation as the largest fair trade university in the nation.
President Michael Crow will announce the updated sustainability goals for the university, followed by a...
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- CEO/Manager, Denver Water
- Director, City of Phoenix Water Services Department
Dave D. White
- Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University
- Director, Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University
Wellington "Duke" Reiter
- Moderator, Special Advisor to President Crow, Arizona State University
The Colorado River is essential to the social, environmental, and economic sustainability of the American West.
In cities like Phoenix, Denver, and Las Vegas, the Colorado River contributes to the water supplies of more than 1 in 10 Americans.
After nearly two decades of drought in the West and growing concern over...
- Program Manager, Sustaining Flows at Friends of the Verde
- PhenoCam Post-Doctoral Scientist, Center for Ecosystem Science and Society; School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems at Northern Arizona University
- Viticulture & Enology Director, Yavapai College
Rebecca Davidson (Moderator)
- Southern Rockies Field Program Director, National Forest Foundation
Some say we should “do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.” Never have we lived in a time when that sentiment is more true. Wildfires in our watersheds – often burning in the high elevation forests where our water comes from – have gotten...
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