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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Field Trip to Park City’s Water Treatment Plants, Utah

Have you been to Park City, Utah or thinking to visit?  Check out this blog post about Park City’s water system and how it relates to silver mining, snowmaking, skiing, the Olympics, Sundance Film Festival, energy, money, and smart meters! On August 16, 2017, our research group left their computers to visit Park City, Utah … Continue reading Field Trip to Park City’s Water Treatment Plants, Utah

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

The Not-So United States of Water Law

During the lead-up to and analysis of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, the United States was subdivided along almost every possible demographic category in an attempt to predict and understand the election outcome. Were water managers to construct electoral maps, they would use water rights to show instead that the county is divided geographically just … Continue reading The Not-So United States of Water Law

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