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Moderator - Doug Bartlett, Clear Creek Associates
Managing Reservoir Releases to Promote Groundwater Recharge: The Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin, Anthony D. Daus, GSI Environmental, Inc.
Using Compensated System Conservation to leverage Avra Valley Recharge Project Upgrades, Wally Wilson, Metropolitan Domestic Water Improvement District
Long-Term Storage Credits: Analyzing Market-based Transactions for Achieving Water Management Goals in Central Arizona, Rebecca F.A. Bernat, Dr. Sharon B. Megdal and Dr. Susanna Eden, University of Arizona
Are there Pathogens in Your Drinking Water?, Laurie LaPat-Polasko, Matrix New World Engineering/Southwest Groundwater
Moderator - Gary Estes, CA & SW Extreme Precipitation Symposiums
A Climate Context for Water Management: Risk Management and Extremes in Arid Southwest, Kathy Jacobs, Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions, University of Arizona, Tucson
Use of Green Infrastructure to Reduce Flood Risk and Water Importation, Thomas Meixner, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson
Mechanisms Driving Cool Season Precipitation Variability in Upper Colorado River Basin, Susan Stillman, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV
Forecasting Ridging Related to Precipitation Deficits in Colorado River Basin, Peter Gibson, Ph.D., Researcher, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Moderator - Jeff Meyer, Montgomery & Associates
New Recovery Wellfield Due-diligence and Design in Southern Arizona, Gary Burchard, Metropolitan Domestic Water Improvement District, and Greg Hess, Clear Creek Associates
Improved Site Characterization Tools for Better Basin Design, Don Hanson, Clear Creek Associates
Measurement of Field-scale Vadose Zone Permeability for Groundwater Recharge Projects, Abra Bentley, Gabriel McGowan, Stewart Smith, Michael Barden, and Marcella Caldwell, Hydro Geo Chem
Using Exploratory Borings to Maximize Injection and ASR Well Design, Lauren Candreva, P.G., Senior Hydrogeologist, Montgomery & Associates, Inc.
Moderator - Patrick O'Connell, INTERA, Inc.
Rolling out the Ag-ASR Program at Westlands Water District, Robert Beggs and Ken Worster, Brown and Caldwell, Katarina Campbell, Westlands Water District, David Pyne, ASR Systems
Historical Perspectives and Challenges of Underground Storage Facility Permit Renewals in Arizona, Brittney Bates, Montgomery & Associates, Inc.
Tucson Water’s Santa Cruz River Heritage Managed Recharge Project, Maya Teyechea, Tucson Water
Conjunctive Use of Managed Aquifer Recharge to Improve Water Resources and Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems, Michael Milczarek, Jason Keller, Robert Rice, Jaime Bañuelos, GeoSystems Analysis, Inc., and Laurel Lacher, Lacher Hydrological Consulting
Moderator - Forest Cannon, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Increasing Managed Aquifer Recharge of Stormwater with Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO), Adam Hutchinson, Recharge Planning Manager, Orange County Water District
Progress Report on California Flood-MAR Program, Ajay Goyal, P.E., Program Manager, California Flood-MAR, California Dept. of Water Resources
Enhancing Hydrometeorlogical Observing Systems throughout California, Anna Wilson, Ph.D., Field Research Manager, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Seasonal Streamflow Forecasting in Central Arizona: Recent Improvements and Future Opportunities, Bo Svoma, Ph.D., Staff Scientist/Meteorologist, Salt River Project, Tempe, Arizona. Surface Water Resources.
Moderator - Gary Gin, Leonard Rice Engineers
Diversifying Your Investigation Portfolio, A Comprehensive Review of Field Investigation Methods for Alluvial Aquifer Recharge Feasibility, Joel Barber PE and Dave Colvin PG, Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc.
Prediction and Management of Perched Water at a Proposed Managed Aquifer Recharge Facility, Jason Keller, Michael Milczarek, and Robert Rice, GeoSystems Analysis, Inc. and Raul Piña, CPE Consultants
Using Geophysics to Site “Forebay-Type” Managed Aquifer Recharge Systems in the Wasatch Front of Utah, John Jansen, P.G., P.Gp, Ph.D., Shane Jones, P.E., Jeff Davis, P.E., John Greer, P.G., Brian K. LeMon, P.E., and Phil Sirles, P.G., Collier Geophysics, Barr Engineering and City of Provo, Utah
ASR Operations Management by Electronically "Tagging" Recharged Water, Maya Teyechea & Paul Plato, Clear Creek Associates
Moderator - Nathan Nutter, Stanley Consultants
From Vision to Reality: Town of Payson – Aquifer Storage and Recovery in a Transition Zone Fractured Bedrock Aquifer, Phillip M. Paski and Sheila K. Ehlers, ATC Group Services, LLC
Using AR, ASR and ASR Generation to store excess flood waters, Kent Madison, Madison Ranches Inc. and 3RValve LLC
City of Phoenix Wells Program (Part 1) - Program Overview, David Siebert, PE, Carollo Engineers, Marvin Glotfelty, R.G., Clear Creek Associates, Aaron LaRoque, City of Phoenix
Marvin Glotfelty, R.G., Clear Creek Associates, LLC, David Siebert, P.E., Carollo Engineers, and Aaron LaRoque, City of Phoenix
Moderator - Mike McMahon, HDR
Challenges of Drought Monitoring in Southwest, Nancy Selover, Ph.D., Arizona State Climatologist, Arizona State Climate Office
Improving Winter Season Precipitation Forecasts Across the Western States, Matt Switanek, Ph.D., Research Scientist, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO
NASA Western Water Applications in Colorado River Basin: Engaging with Stakeholders to Create Solutions, Catalina M. Oaida, Ph.D., Applied Science Systems Engineer, NASA Western Water Applications Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
Maricopa County ALERT – Real-time Flood Warning System, Long-term Science Project, or Both?, Steve Waters, AMS, Flood Warning Branch Manager, Flood Control District, Maricopa County, AZ
Moderator - David O'Rourke, CSI Water Solutions, Inc
Maximizing yield of diversions for managed aquifer recharge in a river system with high sediment supply: past, present and future, Bram Sercu, United Water Conservation District, Santa Paula, CA
Quantifying clogging layer severity with infiltration rates measured with distributed temperature sensing, Patrick O’Connell, INTERA, Inc.
Unintended Consequences – Groundwater Quality Impacts from Groundwater Recharge Projects, Michael Barden and Gabriel McGowan, Hydro Geo Chem
Managed Aquifer Recharge Operations at the Olberg Dam USF on the Gila River Indian Community, Peter Mock, Peter Mock Groundwater Consulting, Inc.
Moderator - Jeff Trembly, Mogollon Environmental Services LLC
Ephemeral Streamflow Monitoring for Optimization of Stormwater Capture and Recharge Project Design and Management, Lindsey Bunting, Mike Milczarek, Cy Miller, Karen Riggs, Brooke Bushman, GeoSystems Analysis, Inc.
Coyote Wash Urban Enhanced Runoff Recharge Project, Karen Riggs, P.E. and Ricardo Aguirre, P.E., Cochise County and WEST Consultants
Dynamic Replenishment: A multi-benefit approach to saving birds and recharging groundwater, Julia Barfield, The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, CA
Integrated Surface and Ground Water Model for the San Juan Creek Watershed and San Juan Ground Water Basin, Eric Chiang and Mark Wildermuth, Wildermuth Environmental, Inc., Donald Bunts, Santa Margarita Water District
Moderator - Floyd Marsh, Sustainable Water Solutions, LLC
Vadose Zone Recharge Well Design Improvements at the City of Surprise Bell Road Lake-Surprise Center Recharge Facility, Brandon McLean and Patrick Goodfellow, Brown and Caldwell
Hydrologic Research Pre- and Post- Low Impact Development in an Ephemeral Drainage, Deborah J. Tosline, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Laura M. Norman, U.S. Geological Survey, Blair P. Greimann, Victor Huang, Lindsay A. Bearup, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and Benjamin L. Ruddell, Northern Arizona University
Recharge net metering (ReNeM) to increase water supply, improve water quality, and create stakeholder incentives, Dr. Andrew T. Fisher, Earth and Planetary Sciences, UCSC
Moderator - Kevin McGillicuddy, Roscoe Moss Company
Monitoring the movement of artificial-recharge water with repeat microgravity surveys, Libby Kahler and Jeff Kennedy, U.S. Geological Survey
City of Sedona MAR History – A Story of Challenges and Changes, Roxanne Holland, Director of Wastewater, City of Sedona, AZ
The Holy Grail – In Search of ASR Well Development Optimization, Gary M. Gin, R.G., and Jackie Tappan, Leonard Rice Engineers, Tom Morris, West Yost Associates
Work in Progress: Marana WRF Recharge from start to…, Asia Philbin, Marana Water Utility
Moderator - Susanna Eden, Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona
City of Woodland ASR Well Permitting for New Wells, Tim Busch, City of Woodland, CA
Managed Aquifer Recharge in Mexico and Science-Policy Interactions, Mary Belle Cruz-Ayala and Sharon B. Megdal, Arid Lands Resource Sciences-University of Arizona
Managed Aquifer Recharge and Water Supply Resilience in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Amy Ewing, PG, Chris Wolf, PG, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc. and Katherine Yuhas, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
Moderator - Keith Scoular, ACS
Recovery Planning for Water Stored by the Arizona Water Banking Authority - Part 1, Vineetha Kartha, ADWR, Virginia O’Connell and Simone Kjolsrud, AWBA, Angie Lohse and Ken Seasholes, CAP
Recovery Planning for Water Stored by the Arizona Water Banking Authority - Part 2, Vineetha Kartha, ADWR, Virginia O’Connell and Simone Kjolsrud, AWBA, Angie Lohse and Ken Seasholes, CAP
Storage and Recovery Program Framework for the Chino Basin, California, Mark Wildermuth, Wenbin Wang, Eric Chiang, and Jeff Hwang, Wildermuth Environmental, Inc. and Garrett Rapp, University of Arizona
Moving from Conflict to Collaboration: The Role of MAR in Mitigating Groundwater Pumping Impacts to Surface Water, Dave Colvin, Leonard Rice Engineers
Moderator - Lauren Handley, Leonard Rice Engineers
MOUNDSOLV Wizard: A New Software Tool for Groundwater Mounding Assessment, Glenn Duffield, HydroSOLVE, Inc. and Vitaly A. Zlotnik, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Before and after: gauging recharge basin rehabilitation effectiveness using infiltration rates, Margaret Snyder, Tucson Water
City of Woodland ASR Well Operations and Data Management, Ed Wisniewsk, City of Woodland, CA
All In – Creating Ownership and Training for MAR Operators, Nathan Nutter, Stanley Consultants