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Press Releases 2014

Wigington to Head Journal of the American Water Resources Association http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12287131.htm

Association Introduces National Open Water Data Initiative http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12290968.htm

Martha Corrozi Narvaez Voted President-Elect of American Water Resources Association http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12122893.htm

The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Awards $7500 in Scholarships
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12038080.htm

Roundup is Everywhere and There is More Contamination in Small Creeks Than in the Columbia River
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/05/prweb11817335.htm

Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) Announces National Search for Editor-in-Chief
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/05/prweb11817058.htm

Water Policy is No Longer a Luxury for the United States; Water Resources IMPACT Magazine Explains Why in January issue
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11557501.htm

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Press Releases 2013

American Water Resources Association Recommends Strategies for Proactive Flood and Drought Policy
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11339211.htm

American Water Resources Association Journal Looks at 30 Years of Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11271227.htm

AWRA Brings Water Quality and Agricultural Sustainability Discussion to America's Drought Stricken Heartland
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10561453.htm

AWRA Recommends National Move to Integrated Water Resources Management
http://www.prweb.com/releases/IntegratedWaterResources/01/prweb10339970.htm

Press Releases 2012

AWRA 2013 Election Results Announced
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/9/prweb9855138.htm


Windows on Water Management Interview Series

Dr. Mark Dunning
(August 12, 2014)

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Vital Voices of the Environment interview by Marstel-Day CEO Rebecca R. Rubin with American Water Resources President, Dr. Mark Dunning. In this interview, Mark explains how extreme weather events, sea level rise and water shortages are all part of the 'New Normal' brought to us by climate change.

Denise Reed, PhD.
(May 22, 2014)

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Our coasts are economic magnets accounting for almost 50% of the nation's GDP. They are equally population magnets with an estimated 39% of our population living in counties directly on a coast, and of course, our coasts and coastal wetlands are natural resources treasures with enormous bio-diversity providing numerous vital ecosystem services such as serving as nurseries for fish and wildlife, filtering sediments and improving water quality, and serving as barriers to ocean storms.

As many of you listening to this interview know, AWRA is committed to advancing integrated water resources management or IWRM as a basic approach to addressing complex water resources issues. I can think of no more important or complex issue than coastal sustainability.

The demands made on our coasts do not always exist in harmony, and that seems to me to be a principle challenge confronting IWRM in general -- i.e. balancing human and environmental needs. So, we're very pleased to have Dr. Denise Reed, Chief Scientist at The Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge, LA, with us today to provide her perspective on this very significant and very tough issue as it applies to our coasts. Dr. Reed is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in coastal sustainability issues.

Gerry GallowayDr. Gerald Galloway, PE
(March 28, 2014)

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Our focus today is a subject that Gerry has devoted much of his professional career to -- managing the risks to people and property associated with flooding. For over two hundred years the nation has struggled with the challenges of increasing flood damages and determining appropriate ways to mitigate threats to human health and safety, and to reduce damage to property and communities caused by floods. In the few minutes available to us for the interview I've asked Gerry to provide his perspective on current approaches to managing flood risk, particularly focusing on the concept of "tolerable risk."

Dr. Jerome Delli Priscoli
(February 14, 2014)

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This segment looks back at a landmark water policy that came into effect about the same time as AWRA -- the 1965 Water Resources Planning Act. This interview with Dr. Delli Priscoli will discuss the significance of the Act and its relevance to water management in the past, now and into the future.