October 5, 2021

AWRA Hosts Virtual Conference on Transboundary Water Resources Management and Water Marketing Trends

WestWater Research Water Resources Economist Harry Seely will be on a panel discussing Washington water market trends as well as issues and opportunities associated with transboundary water transactions on day two of the American Water Resources Association Washington Annual State Conference. Also appearing on the Oct. 7 water trends panel will be Kristina Ribellia of Western Water Market and Eric Weber of Landau Associates.

Sessions for day one of this two day event will highlight interagency management in the Spokane, Palouse and Walla Walla River Basins. The Spokane and Walla Walla basin sessions will address ways of maintaining river flows under water stress situations. The Palouse Basin session focuses on the declining water levels in the aquifer serving the University communities of Moscow, Idaho and Pullman, Washington.

Day two sessions will include International considerations for the management of the Columbia River including elements of the current negotiations of the Columbia River Treaty and US Tribal and Canadian First Nations efforts to reintroduce salmon above Grand Coulee Dam and the proposed temperature TMDI for the Columbia. Day two will also cover recent developments on salmon recovery on the Snake River and Trends in Water Marketing.

Click here to learn more about the October 6-7 virtual webinar.