Past Conferences

2012 Conference

Water Through Partnerships: 90 Years of Sharing

December 12-14, 2012


December 12 

Optional Tour of the Warm Springs Natural Area

Once Upon a Time in the West – Early Compact Deliberations

  • Justice Greg Hobbs, Colorado Supreme Court

Legal Colloquium: Federalism in Practice

Management Colloquium: Succession Planning and Workforce Development for Water Professionals

President’s Reception

December 13

State Breakfasts


  • George Arthur, CRWUA President

Business Meeting, Invocation and Flag Ceremony

Video: “Viewpoint of the Ten Tribes”

The Only Constant is Change – Adapting the Law of the River

  • Pat Mulroy, General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority

Basin States Study: Bridging Gaps Between Supply and Demand

New Perspectives on an Old Compact: Tribal, Environmental and Recreational Viewpoints

Piping Hot: Costs, Benefits and Challenges of Basin Pipeline Projects

Percolation and Runoff

December 14

Mexico Minute Panel

Bureau of Reclamation Report and Discussion

  • Michael Connor, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

U.S. Department of the Interior

  • Ken Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior

Optional Tour of the Las Vegas Wash