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Home | News | Annual Water Conference at NMSU Focuses on Water Scarcity, Science, Policy

Annual Water Conference at NMSU Focuses on Water Scarcity, Science, Policy

The 63rd annual New Mexico Water Conference, presented by the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute, will take place October 17-18

The annual event, held at the Las Cruces Convention Center (680 E. University Avenue) is expected to draw more than 250 participants this year.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘At the Tipping Point: Water Scarcity, Science and Policy.’ A diverse group of water experts will address a host of important and timely water issues such as agriculture and groundwater use, climate change, drought, fire, economics, adjudications and settlements, alternative water supplies, and regional and state water planning.

A pre-conference field trip to Hatch and Mesilla Valley will take place October 16.

The Wednesday luncheon will feature the 2018 Albert E. Utton Memorial Water Lecture given by Jim Dunlap, former chair of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. Dunlap will address water rights adjudications in the 21st century. Thursday’s luncheon presentation will be given by award-winning journalist Lauren Villagran, who will talk about the binational Mesilla Bolson.

A poster session Thursday morning will highlight more than 60 water-related research projects, many presented by university students from across New Mexico.

For registration fees and links to the preliminary program, go online, or call 575-646-4337 for more information.

The New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute is a nonprofit organization that funds water-related research projects at all of New Mexico’s universities, including New Mexico State University.

Author: Carlos Andres Lopez – NMSU

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While the initial information was provided by NMSU, it has been reviewed and copy-checked by a Herald-Post editor. In some cases, the text has been reformatted for better readability.

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