Our 30th Annual Symposium

This year’s symposium, themed “How to Keep the Water Flowing,” will include 4 days of workshops, technical and poster sessions, field trips, and networking opportunities with current and next-generation hydrologists, geoscientists, and water resources managers on leading technical and emerging topics on hydrology and water policy.

We chose this year’s theme to highlight not only drought and changing climate issues but also the need to address both human and ecosystem needs for water. Water resource professionals are at the forefront of finding long-term, sustainable solutions to meet these needs. We hope this Symposium will offer insight into the region’s ecosystem water needs and the methods for evaluating them. In the Southwest—particularly in Arizona—human water demands resulting from growth and development have long impacted the water supplies for ecosystems and threatened / endangered species. Conservation will be required to support the myriad of ecosystem services that instream flows provides for both humans and the environment.

We’re still accepting abstracts…

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Participate in the 2017 AHS Symposium! We’re soliciting abstracts from hydrologists, geologists, engineers, teachers, and water managers, planners, policy, and legal professionals for technical sessions and posters. We’re open to a variety of topics!

To submit an abstract for a presentation or poster, please complete an abstract submission form and email it to Nancy Hornewer, USGS. No tables or photos will be accepted. Please contact Nancy Hornewer via phone (928-556-7275) or email if you have questions or need an extension.

Poster sizes can range from 24×36 inches to 34×46 inches.

Student Poster Contest

We are also soliciting abstracts for a student poster contest. This is a great opportunity for university students interested in hydrology and water resources to feature their research and network with a broad cross-section of professionals. Student posters will be awarded prizes in two categories:

  • Undergraduate: 1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $150, 3rd Place: $100
  • Graduate: 1st Place: $600, 2nd Place: $250, 3rd Place: $100

Prizes will be announced and awarded at the Friday luncheon. Check back for details on how to submit an abstract.


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