2010 14th Annual Water Assembly

2025 ... A Water Prophecy?

Wet or Dry?
Rich or Poor?
Green or Brown?
At Peace or War?

Saturday, June 12, 2010
Fourteenth Annual Water Assembly
UNM Dane Smith Hall

Link to 14th Annual Assembly Flyer (0.3 MB)

Affiliations of speakers are listed for informational purposes only. The Speakers served as volunteer individuals, not as representatives of their respective organizations.

 8:00                Registration and Continental Breakfast
link to introductory slides   (0.5 MB)

  9:00   Welcome, Introduction and Background

Tim Karpoff, Facilitator
Kevin Bean, Water Assembly President
link to introductory background handout  (0.1 MB)
link to the Water Plan's recommendation list  (0.1 MB)
link to progress items since the Plan's acceptance (0.1 MB)

9:10   Overview- Middle Rio Grande Futures Project;

John Brown, Story Coordinator
link to audio  (3.6 MB)

9:20   WaterBudgeting - Considerationsfor 2010 and 2025

FrankTitus, Hydrogeologist
link to audio  (11.0 MB)

9:35   KeyFuture Trends

Jesse Roach, Hydrologist,
presented by BethRichards, Engineer/Scientist,
Both with Sandia National Laboratories
link to slide  (0.1 MB)
link to audio  (4.2 MB)

9:50   OtherProphecies, Other Views

Introduction- Tim Karpoff, Facilitator
Video - Peter Pino, Annual Water Assembly 2007
Video - Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance 1982

10:15               Break

10:30   2025Middle Rio Grande Prophecy-
The Story

Introduction- Kevin Bean   
link to slide  (0.1 MB)
Narrative - Recorded by Sheina MacCormic
link to audio  (14.5 MB)   
link to photographs  (2.4 MB)
link to text  (0.1 MB)     

10:40               2025Middle Rio Grande Prophecy-
Selected Technical Views
link to technical background papers (0.4 MB)    
link to panel introduction audio  (2.2 MB)

Energy- Bruce Thomson, Hydrologist,
Dir. UNM Water Resources Program
link to audio  (2.9 MB)
Environment - Janet Jarratt, Dairy Farmer,
ESA Collaborative Program
link to audio  (2.4 MB)
Economy - Lee Reynis, Economist
link to audio  (2.1 MB)
Fire - Howard Passell, Ecologist, Computer Modeler
Sandia National Laboratories
link to slides  (0.2 MB)
link to audio  (3.1 MB)
 Policies and Permits - Elaine Hebard, Volunteer
link to slides and text  (0.8 MB)
link to audio  (3.8 MB)
Climate - David Gutzler, Climate Researcher at UNM
link to slide  (0.3 MB)
link to audio  (3.2 MB)
Agriculture - Janet Jarratt, Dairy Farmer
MRGCD Board President
link to audio  (3.6 MB)

11:30   WhatAre Your Thoughts - PlenaryDiscussion
link to audio  (9.5 MB)

12:00   Introductionto Election of Directorsby Advocacies

Kevin Bean link to Advocacy Group definitions (0.1 MB)

12:10   Lunch (separate tables for each Advocacy Group,
elect two directors, one alternate)  

1:00   Keynote:Thoughts for a BetterFuture

link to audio  (20.9 MB)

1:20     AdditionalScenarios - Priorities toForce Action

Introduction- John Brown
Plenary Discussion - Tim Karpoff, Facilitator
link to audio  (13.4 MB)

2:30       Summaryof Plenary Discussion
Next Steps to Move Forward

TimKarpoff, Facilitator

2:25    Drawingfor Door Prize

  2:30       Adjourn

  2:45  NewBoard of Directors -PersonalIntroductions, ScheduleNext Meeting



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