July 14, 2023

WestWater Welcomes Research Associate Amanda Long

WestWater is proud to announce the addition of Amanda Long as Research Associate! Based in our Phoenix office, Amanda’s focus will be economics and valuation analysis, water rights transactions research, market analysis, policy analysis, econometric and financial modeling, and water supply assessments.  

Amanda says she is excited to join the WestWater team, “I look forward to applying my years of experience in the public sector and water policy to assist in fostering a greater understanding of the value of water.”

Amanda joins WestWater Research from the Arizona Department of Water ResourcesThere, she assisted with the development of the 4th and 5th Management Plans, which contain the regulatory conservation programs for groundwater, and the method to assess the management goal in Arizona’s Active Management Areas. She also led the team responsible for the development of water supply and demand assessments for each of Arizona’s groundwater basins. Amanda has also previously worked on decision making tools, assisting users in understanding the social and environmental impacts to project implementation.  

“We are excited to welcome Amanda to the WestWater team,” says WestWater Research CEO Clay Landry.  “Amanda’s expertise in natural resource management and environmental economics will be an invaluable resource for our clients,.”

Amanda holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Environmental Science and Agricultural & Resource Economics from the University of Alberta. 


Amanda Long 



  • Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Water and Natural Resource Policy
  • Water Conservation Programs 
  • Arizona Groundwater Policy 


  • S., Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Alberta
  • S., Environmental Science (Economics and Policy), University of Alberta


  • Research Associate, WestWater Research, 2023-Present
  • Associate Water Analyst, Arizona Department of Water Resources, 2020-2023
  • Environmental and Environmental Justice Planner, North Central Texas Council of Governments, 2016-2019
  • Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Alberta 2012-2014