2008 12th Annual Water Assembly

Subprime Water Crisis
To Close the Gap, What Will You Give Up?

Saturday, June 14, 2008
Dane Smith Hall, UNM

9:00     Welcome link to presentation
CarlMoore, facilitator
Ed Payne, Water Assembly President

9:10     Introductions & Background link to presentation
Elaine Hebard, Water Assembly Volunteer

9:30   Subprime Economics: The Dollars and Gallons Nexus
link to presentation
Jason Hansen, UNM PhD Candidate in Natural Resource
& Environmental Economics

9:50                 Pueblo of Isleta Viewpoint link to presentation
Honorable Robert Benevidez, Governor of Isleta Pueblo

10:20   Break

10:30   Consequences of Too Many Uses link to presentation
               Kathleene Parker

10:45   Consequences of Less Than Prime Water Sources
link to presentation
Bruce Thomson, director of UNM's Water Resources Program

11:00   Perspectives Panel: link to presentation
Consequences of Impending Water Foreclosures

Agriculture                 John Shipley
Environment               Michael Jensen
Urban                           Gabe Nims
Business                      John Hooker

11:45   What have we learned so far?
Carl More, facilitator

12:00   Elections of Water Assembly Directors
(Results posted under contact us)

12:15   Lunch

1:00    What Can/Should Our Politicians Do? link to presentation
Cisco McSorley, New Mexico State Senator
Deanna Archuleta, Bernalillo County Commissioner

1.20    Can the State’s Water Planning Help? link to presentation
Alison Williams, Water Planner, Interstate Stream Commission

1:35   What can we learn from others in arid environments?
link to presentation
Susan Kelly, Asst. Dir., Utton Transboundary Resources Center

2:00   Plenary Discussion:  link to presentation
Where Can We Be Most Effective?  Narrowing Our Focus
Carl Moore

3:00   Adjourn

Assembly Flyer (pdf 193 kb)



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