AWRA Webinar Series on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Archive

 

AWRA's highly successful series of six webinars, based on the organization's seminal IWRM Case Studies Report, is now available in archive form. Each webinar archive contains audio and video recordings, in addition to powerpoint presentations.

  • Webinar 1 - Classic IWRM: The Delaware River Basin Commission
  • Webinar 2 - IWRM in Practice: Planning in Washington's Yakima River Basin and Texas Agricultural Water Conservation
  • Webinar 3 - Tools of IWRM: Palouse Basin and St. Johns River Water Management District
  • Webinar 4 - Collaborative Modeling in IWRM
  • Webinar 5 - Strategic IWRM: Implementation at the State Level in Oregon and California
  • Webinar 6 - Wrap-up: What's Next for IWRM?

Webinars may be accessed individually or as a set.

AWRA Member Access: $0.00. Email Christine@awra.org for FREE access to the complete IWRM Webinar Series Archive

Non-Member Fee Options:

  • $165 Join AWRA and receive the complete IWRM Webinar Series Archive for FREE.
  • $140. Purchase the complete IWRM Webinar Series Archive for $140.00 (All 6 webinars for the price of 5!)
  • $25.00. Purchase individual webinars from the series for $25.00 each.

IWRM Webinar Topics and Speakers

Webinar #1:
Classic IWRM: The Delaware River Basin Commission

A detailed discussion of the Delaware River Basin Commission Case Study, led by DE River Basin Commission Executive Director and current AWRA National President Carol Collier and moderated by OSU Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources Michael Campana. A brief history of IWRM by Ari Michelsen and the Case Studies report by John Wells will also be given.


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Moderator:


Michael Campana
Oregon State University

Speakers:

Ari MichelsenAri Michelsen
- is a professor and Resident Director of The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at El Paso. His research includes studies on the effectiveness of agricultural and residential water conservation programs, water markets and prices, impacts of endangered species water acquisition programs, air and water quality regulatory impacts and decision support systems for river basin resource management and water policy analysis in the U.S., China, and Chile

John Wells John Wells - is the Strategic Planning Director for the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board, a Governor’s interagency forum for coordinating state environmental policy, plans, and programs. He enjoys finding ways to help people integrate the management of water across issues, agency boundaries, and levels of government.


Carol CollierCarol Collier - is Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), an interstate/federal compact organization involved in the planning, management, and regulatory authority for water quantity and quality.

 

 


Webinar #2:
IWRM in Practice: Planning in Washington's Yakima River Basin and Texas Agricultural Water Conservation

Detailed discussions of the Yakima River Basin (inaugural winner of AWRA's IWRM Award) and Texas Agricultural Water Conservation Case Studies, led by Andrew Graham, HDR Engineering and David Doerfert, Texas Tech University, with Michael Campana moderating.

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Moderator:


Michael Campana
Oregon State University

Speakers:

Andrew GrahamAndrew Graham - leads integrated water planning services for HDR Engineering's Washington State operations. He holds a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University. His areas of activity include municipal water system planning, water conservation, watershed planning and water policy studies. David DoerfertDavid Doerfert - teaches courses in agricultural communications (i.e. magazine development, crisis communications, knowledge management) at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Department of Agricultural Education & Communications at Texas Tech University.



Webinar #3: Tools of IWRM: Palouse Basin and St. Johns River Water Management District

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Moderator


Michael Campana
Oregon State University

Speakers:

Allyson BeallAllyson Beall - Washington State University who will speak on "IWRM in the Palouse Basin, WA-ID" David WattDavid Watt - St Johns Water Management District, Palatka, FL who will speak on "An Overview of the St. Johns River Water Management District Water Supply Impact Study."

Webinar 4: Collaborative Modeling in IWRM

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Moderator

Richard Engberg
Richard Engberg
AWRA Technical Director

Lisa BourgetLisa Bourget is an engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Institute for Water Resources. She works on flood risk management activities and on furthering the field of collaborative modeling for decision support, a deliberate integration of public participation processes with adaptable computer modeling tools. Bill WerickBill Werick is a water resources planner who spent more than 30 years of his career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the 1990's, he worked with Richard Palmer to develop Shared Vision Planning (SVP), a type of Collaborative Modeling which combines systems planning and systems modeling with active stakeholder involvement. Since then, he has applied SVP to a number of large, complex projects both in the U.S. and internationally.

 


Webinar 5: Strategic IWRM: Implementation at the State Level in Oregon and California

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Moderator


Michael Campana
Oregon State University

Speakers:

Brenda BatemanBrenda Bateman, is the Senior Public Policy Coordinator for the Oregon Water Resources Department, where she served as Project Manager in the development of Oregon's first Integrated Water Resources Strategy - adopted in August 2012. She is also Chair of AWRA's Policy committee and as such has led the development of a series of water resource policy statements (adopted and posted on-line by AWRA's Board of Directors), as well as the 2012 set of case studies focused on Integrated Water Resources Management, from which this webinar series was created.


Alyssa MuckenAlyssa Mucken is the policy coordinator for Oregon's Integrated Water Resources Strategy. She has spent the last nine years working for the Oregon Water Resources Department in various positions, including permitting, water right transfers, and water use measurement and reporting.

 



Lisa BeutlerLisa Beutler, Lisa Beutler is Executive Facilitator-Mediator for the Integrated Water Management Portfolio at MWH, a global engineering firm. Prior to this position she served for 10 years as the Associate Director of the Center for Collaborative Policy (CCP), at Sacramento State. She is nationally recognized for leading complex, high profile collaborative projects on a broad spectrum of public policy subjects including water, land use and recreation and technology including collaboration related to Geographical Information Systems. She was the lead facilitator for both the 2005 and 2009 California Water Plan Update processes, and is now assisting with the next update.

 


Webinar 6 - IWRM Lessons Learned: A Wrap-up of this Series

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Moderator


Michael Campana
Oregon State University

Speakers:

Eugene StakhivEugene Stakhiv, is currently a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University and Visiting Scholar at the Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources. He has worked at the Corps' Institute for Water Resources for 30 years, and for the last decade has been a Senior International Water Advisor.

He has also served internationally as first co-chair for IPCC-I Water Resources and Hydrology Committee, was a Lead Author for IPCC-II and IPCC-III, and has been a senior advisor to the water ministeries of several developiong countries.

 

Jerry SehlkeJerry Sehlke - Recently retired after 26 years at Idaho National Laboratory, Jerry worked as advisory scientist in water related research and development, regulatory compliance, environmental restoration, water resource policy and planning, ground water monitoring and water resources protection program. His most recent focus has been on the nexus between policy/law and science. Jerry is also a Past President of the American Water Resources Association

Currently, he is completing a PhD in Water Policy and Law at the University of Idaho, where his dissertation is focused on "A Conceptual Model for Developing and Implementing IWRM".