New Year’s Resolutions for Water Resources Modelers

The beginning of the year is an excellent time to look back over the past year, pick out something that you wanted to do, and make a resolution to do better in the coming year. Below are 7 resolutions members of the Rosenberg research group have offered to improve our water resources modeling and management … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for Water Resources Modelers

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Between the Lines: Reconstructing monthly stream flows from annual tree rings

This short video and story on EurekAlert! explain how we were able to reconstruct monthly stream flows dating back to the 1400s AD on three rivers in northern Utah from annual tree rings and other data. The peer-reviewed research was recently published in the Journal of Hydrology. These stream flow reconstructions have several applications in … Continue reading Between the Lines: Reconstructing monthly stream flows from annual tree rings

Yes for Cache Water District, Water Conservation, and more Holistic Management

Much discussion about creating a Cache Water District (Proposition 11) has focused on long-running, familiar, and—in my opinion—distracting debates to build new reservoirs or create new government. Instead, we should ask: when will we start managing water in Cache County to meet challenges posed by population growth, urbanization, and uncertain climate? Also, how can we … Continue reading Yes for Cache Water District, Water Conservation, and more Holistic Management

Cache Water District – Information Central

Election Day—Tuesday November 8, 2016—is fast approaching with much discussion here in Cache County, Utah on whether to vote for/against Proposition 11 to create a Cache Water District. Below is a compilation of information I’ve so far seen representing various viewpoints for, against, and in between. Information is grouped by info the County released, related … Continue reading Cache Water District – Information Central

A new tool for wetland management

Thanks to the publicity efforts of Matt Jensen in the USU College of Engineering, our recently published paper that describes a new systems modeling tool to manage water and invasive vegetation in wetlands has been getting media attention. To date, there are articles in 8 online and radio outlets: Phys.org Cage and Aviary Bird Magazine … Continue reading A new tool for wetland management