Integrating Water/Drought Issues with Land Use Planning in Arizona

APA Arizona Chapter


Friday, May 19, 2017
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. MST

tempe, AZ, United States

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Current Water Conditions & Drought Planning in Arizona (45 mins)
• Brief Overview of Current Conditions throughout Arizona (Arizona Dept. of Water Resources - invited)

• Potential for Colorado River Shortages & Drought Contingency Planning Negotiations (Jim Holway, FAICP, Vice President, Central Arizona Project Board of Directors)

• Current Conditions & Forecasts for Salt River Project Watershed (SRP Staff)

Connecting Water & Land (45 mins)

• Why has there been a disconnect between water and land use (Jim Holway, FAICP)

• Arizona efforts to make the connection (Brad Hill, R.G., Utilities Director City of Flagstaff & Jim Holway, FAICP)

• Challenges – Lessons Learned & Opportunities Throughout Arizona – Practitioner Panel

Connecting Water & Land - Solutions Workshop (45 mins)

• Facilitated small group discussions and identification of opportunities to better connect water resources and land use / community planning in your area

Lunch - Sponsored by Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

• Feedback from group discussions

Optional Tour of Salt River Project Control Room

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Jim Holway, FAICP

Brad Hill

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Sheila Deschaaf,