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**PRESENTATIONS POSTED**2013 Utah Section Annual Conference

Thanks everyone for making the Annual Conference a HUGE success. There were many wonderful presentations, and our presenters have been generous enough to allow us to post their presentations here.

Carol Collier's Keynote Presentation

Energy Incentives for Water Sector, Jeffrey Barrett, Utah Office of Energy Development

Hydraulic Fracturing: Water Resource Impacts, John Baza, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining

Saline Water Disposal Issues in the Uinta Basin, Michael Vanden Berg, Utah Geological Survey

Planning for Utah's Water Needs, Todd Adams and Eric Millis, Utah Division of Water Resources

Agricultural Water-Protecting the Future of Our Nation, Warren Peterson, Farmland Reserve, Inc.

The Mexican Water Treaty and Recent Minute 319 - What's in it for Utah?, Don Ostler, Upper Colorado River Commission

Utah Water Rights - Current Issues, Boyd Clayton, Utah Division of Water Rights
The Public Trust Debate, J. Craig Smith, SMITH HARTVIGSEN PLLC

Jensen v. Jones, SB109, and Administrative Forfeiture, Matthew E. Jensen, Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

Future Precipitation and Snowpack along the Wasatch Range, Court Strong, University of Utah

Climate Change and Salt Lake City's Water Supply: Planning for an Uncertain Future, Tim Bardsley, Western Water Assessment and Tracie Kirkham, Salt Lake City Public Utilities

The Effect of the Landscape on Water Use, Bart Forsyth, Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District

Student Presentations:

Termporal Expansion of Clean Water Act Section 404(c) Authority, Steiert, University of Utah

Hydrologic Analysis of a Watershed-Scale Rainwater Harvesting Program, Thomas Walsh, University of Utah

The AWRA Utah Section if pleased to announce our 2013 Annual Conference, "Water: The Common Thread"! This single day conference will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

The conference will be held at the Rice Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah. Information about parking and directions to the venue will be provided to registered individuals in a confirmation email. The conference registration fee is $70 ($60 early bird before April 24th) for members, $90 for non-members, and $20 ($15 early bird) for full-time students. The conference registration deadline is May 8th, so register now!

Registration includes the all day conference, refreshments, and lunch. A vegetarian option for lunch is available upon request to Marisa Egbert at: marisaegbert@utah.gov

Online registration using major credit cards is available using PayPal. While PayPal is our payment processor, you do not need a PayPal account to make your payment.

Click here to register online or here for the mail-in registration form.

Click here to view the conference agenda.