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

Jim is the Director of Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy, a program of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Jim was also re-elected to represent Maricopa County on the Board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District in November 2016 and is the Vice President of the Board ... Read More

Brad Hill

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