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2016 Water in the West Conference

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Water in the West: Insights Into Supply, Demand & Allocation of Water

FTE Professional Teachers Association

In partnership with the

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

April 7-9, 2016

Hoover Dam & the Renaissance Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

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Conference Readings

The following readings were used at the Water in the West conference as background information and the basis of a Socratic discussion.

 

Speaker Topics and Visual Presentation Materials

Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West
Gary D. Libecap PhD: Professor of Corporate Environmental Management, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management and Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara. Barbara
[DOWNLOAD PPT]

Hoover Dam, It’s All About the Water
Rose Davis: Regional Public Affairs Officer Lower Colorado Region, Bureau of Reclamation
[DOWNLOAD PPT]

An Economist’s Law of the River
Lesli Kirsch-Burke: Economist Boulder Canyon Operations Office, Lower Colorado Region,  Bureau of Reclamation
[DOWNLOAD PPT]

Spurring Understanding and Innovation through Open Data
Angela Adams: Program Manager/Drought Use Case Team Lead, Lower Colorado Region, Bureau of Reclamation
[DOWNLOAD PPT]

Strategies for Colorado River Water Management
Jaci Gould: Lower Colorado Regional Deputy Director, Bureau of Reclamation
[DOWNLOAD PPT]

Drought Response in Southern Nevada
Colby Pellegrino: Colorado River Programs Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
[DOWNLOAD PPT]

The 2016 Water Market
Clay Landry: Managing Director, WestWater Research
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