Previous Conferences

Water Advocates (previously Water Assembly) conference is held approximately once each year.  Agendas and supporting data for convocations in the years since acceptance of the Regional Water Plan (2004) are available from the links below.  The links also point to educational forums presented by the Water Assembly, as topics became relevant.

2018
Eighteenth Council:  "Making the Case for Change – Too Many Promises, Too Little Water … A Call to Action!"
Agenda with links to slides

2016
Seventeenth Assembly:  "Managing the River to Failure – Is There a Better Way "
Agenda with links to slides

2015
Sixteenth Assembly:  "Climate Disruption and Our Water Future - Mitigate, Adapt or Suffer - A Call for New Strategies"
Agenda with links to slides

2014
Forum:  "Our Water Imbalance - Creating Adaptive Strategies Together"
Agenda with links to slides

2011
Fifteenth Annual Assembly:  "Choosing our Future"
Assembly presentations, discussion, and initial scenario attributes

2011
Forum:  "Aquifer Recharge Storage and Recovery:  Boon or Boondoggle"
Agenda with links to the presentations

2010
Fourteenth Annual Assembly:  "2025 ... A Water Prophecy?
Wet or Dry?   Rich or Poor?   Green or Brown?   At Peace or War?"
Agenda with links to the slides and audio

2009
Thirteenth Annual Assembly:  "Water ... Our Future; How Far Have We Come? What's Next?"
Agenda with links to the slides

2009
Forum:  "Desalination:  Silver Bullet or Pipe Dream
Agenda with links to the presentations

2008
Twelveth Annual Assembly:  "Subprime Water Crisis:  to close the gap, what will you give up?"
Agenda with links to the transcripts
Notes from Plenary Session

2007
Eleventh Annual Assembly:  "Growth, Ecology & Traditions:  Not Enough Water for All"
Agenda with links to the transcripts
Notes from Plenary Session  ( kb)

Second Annual Rio Grande Compact Form
Agenda with links to the presentations

Annual Report  for 2007 is the Newsletter for 2006 published in May 2007
2007 Newsletter available November 2007

2006
Tenth Annual Assembly:  "Adjudication:  Curse or Salvation?"
Agenda with links to the transcripts
Notes from Plenary Session  (116 kb)
Contact Lynn  sunfarm@toast.net for a DVD of the program

First Annual Rio Grande Compact Form
Agenda with links to the presentations

Annual Report
Newsletter

2005
Ninth Annual Assembly: "Straight Talk - Our Water is Over-Allocated"
Agenda with links to the transcripts

Annual Report
Newsletter

2004
Eighth Annual Assembly: "Urgent Shortfall Reality"
Agenda with links to the transcripts

Annual Report
Newsletter

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