op CRWUA | Colorado River Water Users Association

2011 Conference

Connected by the Colorado

December 14-16, 2011

Conference Highlights

December 14

Colorado River 101: Equalization Implementation -Terry Fulp, Lower Colorado River Deputy Regional Director, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Engineering & Technology Colloquium: Cyber Security

Legal Colloquium: Tribal Water Issues

Public Affairs Colloquium: Social Networks

December 15

Welcome and Business Meeting

Video Presentation: Connected by the Colorado Connected by Weather

Connected by Preservation: Prairie Waters Project; San Juan River Endangered Fish Species; Central

Arizona Project Recharge

Connected by Purpose: Yuma Wetlands; Recreation; Rural Uses; Native American Tribes

Connected by Boundaries: Perspectives on the Cooperative Binational Discussions; Impacts of the 2010 Mexicali Earthquake, Setting the Stage for Binational Collaboration; Desalting Plant Test Operation & Cooperative Monitoring Program

December 16

Connected by Power: Navajo Generating Station

Secretary of the Interior: Ken Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior

Assistant Secretary for Water and Science: Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior

Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs: Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior

Bureau of Reclamation Report and Discussion: Michael Connor, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Closing Remarks