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Kicking Off Water Professionals Appreciation Week

The Fourth Annual Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week began on April 11, 2022, with a state proclamation and a kickoff event at the capitol.
From left: Juliet McKenna, principal hydrogeologist at Montgomery & Associates, Senator Rosanna Gabaldon, and Brandy Kelso, president of AZ Water, share a message of thanks to all our water professionals.

Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week kicks off with virtual event

The third annual Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week kicked off on April 5, 2021 with a virtual event featuring recorded messsages, live polling, and trivia! In case you missed it, you can watch the recorded Zoom meeting here.

Thank you to the planning committee and everyone who contributed to the success of this event. And congratulations to the following participants in our trivia contest whose names were randomly selected to each receive a $25 Visa gift card:

Christina Collins, Central Arizona Project

Erin Young, City of Flagstaff

Lisa Dubas, Arizona Department of Water Resources

Lauren Candreva, Montgomery & Associates

Third Annual Appreciation Week Recognizes Arizona Water Professionals

The third annual Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week is April 5-11, 2021. The week-long celebration will begin with a virtual event Monday, April 5 at 4 p.m., which will include both live and prerecorded testimonials and an opportunity for interaction. Read the official press release from ADWR here.

For the third consecutive year, the Arizona state legislature acknowledges Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week. This year a variety of water professionals across the state had the opportunity to lend their voices and read the official proclamation. Watch the video here.

Executive order to establish water subcabinet, promote water supply projects

An executive order was signed by the President to establish an interagency Water Subcabinet to consolidate federal management of water resources. “The Executive Order on Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure” aims to promote water supply and storage projects. It also will support opportunities for recruiting and retaining career water professionals. Read more here.