2022 Blog

Blogs by Year

Colorado

From the headwaters of the Colorado River to the Four Corners, cooperation in the face of continued dry...

California

In response to to the unprecedented, climate change-driven drought that has stretched over two decades in the Colorado...

Arizona

Arizona began 2022 in the first-ever declared Tier 1 shortage for Colorado River operations. This resulted in a...

Reclamation’s 2022 Accomplishments

Read about Reclamation’s accomplishments in 2022 in the Annual Report. "Reclamation celebrated its 120th Birthday (July) and the 100th...

CRWUA President Aaron Chavez’s Message

Here is CRWUA President Aaron Chavez’s Message from this year’s Annual Report: "2022 is the year of conversation, and...

Sara Tucker – Partner, Natural Resource Results

Say hello to Sara Tucker. She joined Natural Resource Results in September 2014 after serving as a Senior...

Estevan López – Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner, New Mexico

Say hello to Estevan López. He is New Mexico’s Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner and Governor’s Representative on...

Amelia Flores – Former Tribal Librarian/Archivist

Say hello to Amelia Flores. She is Mohave and an enrolled member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes...

Adriana Reséndez – Mexican Section, International Boundary and Water Commission

Say hello to Adriana Reséndez. On September 15, 2021, she was named the new head of the Mexican...

Jeffrey Kightlinger – Interim General Manager, City of Pasadena’s Water and Power Department

Say hello to Jeffrey Kightlinger. He was the Chief Executive Officer for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern...

Mark Rude – Executive Director, Southwest Kansas Groundwater Management District

Say hello to Mark Rude. He is a lifelong Kansan who has worked on water management, water rights,...

Heather Tanana – Research Professor & Stegner Center Fellow, University of Utah

Say hello to Heather Tanana (JD/MPH). She is a citizen of the Navajo Nation and a Research Professor...

James Prairie, Ph.D. – Research and Modeling Group Chief, Bureau of Reclamation

Say hello to James Prairie, Ph.D. He is the Research and Modeling Group Chief working in Reclamation’s Upper...

Jackie Brown – Policy Advisor, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Say hello to Jackie Brown. She works as Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s water and natural resources policy...

David Palumbo – Deputy Commissioner, Operations, Bureau of Reclamation

Say hello to David Palumbo. He was appointed as Deputy Commissioner in 2015 and is responsible for operations...

Astor Boozer – Regional Conservationist, West Region, NRCS

Say hello to Astor Boozer. He has served as the NRCS regional conservationist for the West Region since...

Susan Anable – V.P. of Government and Public Affairs, Southwest Region, Cox Communications

Say hello to Susan Anable. She is the Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, Southwest Region, and...

Shanti Rosset – Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Say hello to Shanti Rosset. She began working at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California in 2017,...

Brandon Gebhart – P.E., Wyoming State Engineer

Say hello to Brandon Gebhart P.E. the Wyoming State Engineer. He is a Wyoming native who grew up...

John Entsminger – General Manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District

Say hello to John Entsminger. He is the general manager of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, which...

Zach Renstrom – General Manager, Washington County Water Conservancy District

Say hello to Zach Renstrom. He is the general manager for the Washington County Water Conservancy District. In...

Thomas H. Painter – Founder/CEO, Airborne Snow Observatories, Inc.

Say hello to Thomas H. Painter. He is a Founder/CEO of the NASA technology transfer and public benefit...

Sara G. Larsen – PE Deputy Director & Chief Engineer, Upper Colorado River Commission

Sara G. Larsen, PE Deputy Director & Chief Engineer Upper Colorado River Commission . Sara started out in...

Kathryn Sorensen – Director of Research, Kyl Center for Water Policy at Morrison Institute

Say hello to Kathryn Sorensen Director of Research at the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Morrison Institute...

Jason Anthony Robison – Professor of Law, University of Wyoming

Say hello to Jason Anthony Robison. He is a Professor of Law in the environmental, energy, and natural...

Tildon Jones – Habitat Coordinator, Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program

Say hello to Tildon Jones the habitat coordinator for the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program where...

Anne Castle – Senior Fellow at the Getches-Wilkinson Center, University of Colorado Law School

Say hello to Anne Castle. She is a senior fellow at the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy,...

Andy Mueller – General Manager, Colorado River Water Conservation District

Say hello to Andy Mueller the General Manager of the Colorado River Water Conservation District. Prior to taking...

Sarah Porterfield – Western Water Policy Advisor, Trout Unlimited

Say hello to Sarah Porterfield. She is the Western Water Policy Advisor at Trout Unlimited where her work...

Gene Shawcroft – Utah Commissioner, Upper Colorado River Commission

Say hello to Gene Shawcroft. He grew up in southern Colorado and enjoyed working and playing in the...

Rebecca Mitchell – Director, Colorado Water Conservation Board

Say hello to Rebecca Mitchell (Becky). She serves as the Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB)...

Chuck Cullom – Executive Director, Upper Colorado River Commission

Say hello to Chuck Cullom. Since January 2022, Chuck Cullom has served as the Executive Director of the...

Nyima Dansira – Sustainability Manager, Frito-Lay Inc. North America

Say hello to Nyima Dansira. She is the Sustainability Manager, for Frito-Lay Inc. North America, a PepsiCo company...

Cora Kammeyer – Senior Researcher, Pacific Institute

Say hello to Cora Kammeyer. She is a Senior Researcher at the Pacific Institute, where she works on...

Terry Goddard – Board President, Central Arizona Water Conservation District

Say hello to Terry Goddard Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board President. He’ll be participating in one of...

Sarah B. Jones – Director of Sustainability and Community Engagement, SSRC

Say hello to Sarah B. Jones. She will be participating in the "How do Corporations Manage Risk in...

Ted Cooke – General Manager, Central Arizona Project

Say hello to Ted Cooke, General Manager of the Central Arizona Project and one of the featured speakers...

Todd Reeve – CEO, Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Say hello to Todd Reeve. Todd Reeve is CEO of the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) and Founder of...

Brenda Burman – Executive Strategy Advisor, Central Arizona Project

Brenda Burman has more than 25 years of experience working on Western water and natural resource issues, where...

Climate Prediction Center outlooks through March 31, 2023

During the fall season water managers in the Colorado River Basin start looking at the outlooks from the...

Register for the CRWUA 2022 Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the Colorado River Water Users Association 2022 Conference from December 14-16, 2022 in...

2021 Annual Report – Reclamation

The Colorado River Water Users Association membership is diverse and involved with managing the Colorado River. For this...

Message from John Entsminger, CRWUA President

John Entsminger at the Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Conference December 15, 2021. CRWUA’s board has representatives...

Join us for the #CRWUA2022 Annual Conference

Save the dates! The #CRWUA2022 Annual Conference will be at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas from Wednesday, December...

Save the dates for the annual conference!

Save the dates for the annual conference! December 14-16 at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Follow us @CRWUAwater on...