Wicked Water Problems: Scarcity, Sharing, and Sustainability

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October 23, 2020

Sharon B. Megdal

 Director, University of Arizona
Water Resources Research Center
University of Arizona

A Webinar presented by Tucson Great Decisions


This presentation will define and give examples of wicked water problems from Arizona, the Colorado River Basin, and areas in the Middle East. What contributes to identifying pathways to solutions to wicked water problems will be explored.  Despite the pandemic, water work must continue. Despite holding this session via Zoom, our speaker hopes to receive robust questioning and engage in a good discussion!

Sharon B. Megdal is Director of The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), a Cooperative Extension center and a research unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Her work focuses on water policy and management, on which she writes and frequently speaks. She also holds the titles: Professor and Specialist, Department of Environmental Science; C.W. & Modene Neely Endowed Professor; and Distinguished Outreach Professor.  She was named the 2020 recipient of the Warren A. Hall Medal for lifetime achievement in water resources research and education by the Universities Council on Water Resources. Professor Megdal holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Princeton University

She also serves as Board President, International Arid Lands Consortium and Board Member, American Water Resources Association and represents the residents of Pima County on the elected Board of Directors for the Central Arizona Water Conservation District, also known as the Central Arizona Project (CAP). The CAP delivers Colorado River water to Central Arizona.

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