Located at the Salt River Project PERA Training & Conference Center
Thank you to our sponsors who make this event possible.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner, Camille Touton made an announcement that the basin states will need to cut 2-4 million-acre-feet in order to leave enough water in Lake Mead. Due to drought conditions.
In addition, the Bureau will make a Tier Water Shortage Declaration in August. Based on the 24- month study.
Do you have questions about the August, Tier Water Shortage Declaration?
How will it affect water users in Arizona and the Western United States?
Who will receive the water cuts?
Will there be a food shortage?
Will I be able to water my lawn?
What are the consequences to wildlife and their habitats?
You don’t want to miss this important meeting that will address these important questions.
We are excited to announce our Speakers!
Keynote Speaker, Executive Director of the Family Farm Alliance, Dan Keppen!
For more information about the Family Farm Alliance and all of the great work they do on behalf of farmers and ranchers, across the west, visit:
General Manager of Central Arizona Project, Ted Cooke will be speaking about the Impacts of a Future Shortage on CAP Operations and their Deliveries to CAP Contractors. For more information about the Central Arizona Project, visit: Central Arizona Project - CAP (cap-az.com)
University of Arizona Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist for Agronomy & Soil Science, Dr. Jeffrey Silvertooth will be discussing "Water for Agriculture's Future in Arizona" . For more information about the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, visit: Jeffrey C. Silvertooth | The School of Plant Sciences (arizona.edu)
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Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2021 Annual Meeting & Water Conference!
A special thank you to our presenting sponsor, the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, University of Arizona Experiment Station Communications & Cyber Technologies, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension, Yuma Agricultural Center and our member sponsors for making this event possible.
Thank you to our in-person venues!
Maricopa County Cooperative Extension Office in Central Phoenix
4341 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85040
Buckeye Chamber of Commerce (West side of Phoenix area)
508 Monroe Ave, Buckeye, AZ 85326
Roosevelt Irrigation District for facilitating the Buckeye location
Roosevelt Water Conservation District (East side of Phoenix area)
6937 E Elliot Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212
Booth Machinery Conference Room
6565 E 30th Street 85365
Noble Law Office for facilitating the Yuma location
The ABWC Annual Meeting & Water Conference was held virtually on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Each year the Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona hosts an Annual Meeting & Water Conference. This meeting is one of 3 major events sponsored by ABWC each year, in support of the entire agriculture community in Arizona.