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Sustainable water resources for irrigated agriculture in a desert river basin facing drought and competing demands:

From characterization to solutions

SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES PROJECT

Sustainable water resources for irrigated agriculture in a desert river basin facing climate change and competing demands:

From characterization to solutions


desert river

ABOUT

The Sustainable Water Resources project is funded by the USDA under Grant No. 2015-68007-23130 to work with regional stakeholders developing a shared understanding of future scenarios of water availability and use in the Middle Rio Grande valley of southern New Mexico, west Texas, and northern Chihuahua.

The Sustainable Water through Integrated Modeling platform (SWIM) is funded by NSF Award OAC-1835897 and uses resources from Cyber-ShARE Center of Excellence supported by NSF grant HRD-1242122.

LEARN

Internships, field trips, field courses, and research opportunities for undergraduates. These will be designed to promote interest in water issues in order to engage and motivate students to pursue graduate education and/or careers in water resources.

MODEL WITH SWIM 2.0

Select models of interest, specify parameter values and scenarios of interest, run the models on our server, and visualize the results in a variety of ways.

CONTRIBUTE

Our approach integrates research and extension through the direct involvement of stakeholders in the research modeling process. As the research proceeds, both scientists and stakeholders will learn from each other and from the process.

NEWS

V Foro de Capacitación de la Plataforma SWIM

Este 22 de Noviembre de 3:00pm a 6:00pm en el Centro Cultural de las Fronteras. Foro público para discutir resultados del proyecto con participantes de Ciudad Juárez. ...

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THE FUTURE OF WATER: A SCIENCE EXHIBITION

Two USDA-funded projects led by UTEP and TAMU will host an exhibition of recent project results relating to the future of water in the Middle Rio Grande....

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2018 Water Symposium

The 2018 annual symposium is taking place this January 8th at 1pm in the Tomas Rivera Conference Center at the University of Texas at El Paso....

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Contact

Contact

W.L. Hargrove, PI

Director, Center for Environmental Resource Management

The University of Texas at El Paso

wlhargrove@utep.edu