Events & Networking

AWRA promises a balanced, professional approach to solving water resources challenges in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.  Join us for our spring and summer specialty conferences, annual conference, invitation-only workshops, webinars, on-line conversations and other networking opportunities.  


Upcoming Webinars

January 22, 2020

FREE WEBINAR: Science Be Dammed

This webinar will discuss how the Colorado River could not sustain ambitious dreaming and planning...
March 11, 2020

WEBINAR: Publishing in JAWRA

This webinar will share the various elements of the publication process in JAWRA...

Past Webinars

December 11, 2019

WEBINAR: Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink?

From big cities and suburbs to the rural heartland, chemicals linked many diseases and health problems are routinely found in our tap water...
November 20, 2019

WEBINAR: Dealing with Complex Water Systems: Deceiving Modeling Assumptions and Misleading Policies

Adopting alternative analysis approaches to develop comprehensive solutions to our water problems without causing unintended consequences...
October 16, 2019

WEBINAR: Wicked Water Problems: Can Network Governance Deliver?

Integrated water management is a wicked public policy problem with no clear path to resolution...
September 11, 2019

WEBINAR: Science and Policy-making: Where Rubber Meets the Road

Take a look into how science is used in water resources policy making at the federal level...
August 14, 2019

WEBINAR: The Struggle to Define Waters of the United States

The Clean Water Act gives the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authority to regulate “waters of the United States”...
July 10, 2019

WEBINAR: Catchment Carbon Offsets Trial

The water sector in the state of Victoria, Australia, contributes around 25% of the greenhouse gas emissions for which the state’s Government is responsible. The state’s 19 water utilities have each committed to achieving net zero emissions by...
June 12, 2019

WEBINAR: Developing Conceptual Models for Implementing Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)

This webinar provides an idealized, conceptual model that demonstrates a “competent hydrologic unit...”
May 15, 2019

WEBINAR: The Art of Good Science Communication

Talking science to others doesn't need to be discouraging or devolve to "dumbing down your research"...
April 10, 2019

WEBINAR: Preparing for a Climate with More Extremes

This talk, will survey possible changes to California's hydroclimate and discuss some of its...
March 13, 2019

WEBINAR: Texas' Edwards Aquifer Dispute

How a Water Market Resolved a Collision Between the ESA, Groundwater Law, and Private Property Rights...
February 13, 2019

WEBINAR: A Global Analysis of Water-Related Terrorism

Discuss methods to codify types of water-related terrorism and quantify events using the University of Maryland’s Global Terrorism Database...
January 23, 2019

FREE WEBINAR: Keeping the Baby in the Bathwater: Integrating Climate Resilience in Water Planning

Discuss the emergence of methodologies such as Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) for water managers, planners, investors, and decision makers....
October 17, 2018

WEBINAR: Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations Improve Water Management

This webinar will provide an overview of a multi-institutional collaborative effort on Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO) to improve flood-control and water supply operations...
September 19, 2018

WEBINAR: Groundwater Discharges and Clean Water Act Compliance

This webinar will review the current status of regulation of groundwater discharges that are hydraulically connected to Waters of the United States and potentially subject to regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA)...
August 22, 2018

WEBINAR: Hydrologic Modeling for Austin's Integrated Water Resources Plan

This webinar will examine how Austin developed droughts worse than the worst drought in the historical record during the creation of their 100-year Integrated Water Resource Plan (IWRP)...


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Webinar Archive

AWRA is delighted to offer a webinar series, with partner Stantec providing the on-line platform. Offering PDH credits, these webinars are free for AWRA members and cover a wide range of water resources policy and science presentations.

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