More than 40 speakers, panelists and moderators will present current information, ideas and realities that face the Rio Grande and the states and countries that share its water at a two-day conference April 23-25 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
The conference, “Two Nations, One Water: US-Mexico Border Water Summit 2019,” will explore adaptive water strategies for managing drought at the triple point of New Mexico, Texas and Chihuahua.
Hosted by the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute and co-hosted by the University of Texas at El Paso, New Mexico State University and Texas A&M University, the conference will be at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.
Agenda topics include:
- Climate change and the Rio Grande
- Understanding transboundary aquifers
- Innovative technologies for new water supplies
- Lessons from experiences throughout the West
- Embracing One Water
- Water policy to address change
- Managing salinity
Participants can register here. Students can submit poster abstracts relating to the conference theme of adaptive water strategies for managing drought at the triple point of New Mexico, Texas and Chihuahua. Deadline to mail abstracts is April 1 and abstracts should be emailed to Catherine Ortega Klett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit the conference website.