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Making Waves: Updates in Arizona Water Law

Total Credits: 1.5 Administrative Law Specialization, 1.5 CLE, 1.5 Real Estate Law Specialization

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Public Lawyers |  Environmental & Water Law |  Real Property
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 11, 2023
Co-Sponsored by:
Co-Sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona Environmental and Natural Resources Law


Join experienced Water Law practitioners as they explore current issues. 

Groundwater Update: New AMAs/INAs -Emily Petrick examines the new designations of the Douglas Active Management Area (AMA) and the Hualapai Valley Irrigation Non-Expansion Area (INA).  Attendees will come away with an understanding of the requirements associated with AMAs and INAs, the impact to groundwater users in those areas, and the procedures for related applications.

Emily Petrick, Deputy Counsel, Arizona Department of Water Resources

Colorado River Panel: Your Questions Answered on the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
In recognition of the risks facing the Colorado River Basin and the potential for continued low-runoff conditions, the Bureau of Reclamation has announced its intent to issue a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) and the development of interim operating guidelines for Glen Canyon and Hoover Dams.  Please join us for a panel discussion and get answers to your questions about the SEIS from the perspective of various Arizona water users.

Nicole Klobas, Chief Counsel, Arizona Department of Water Resources
Jason Hauter, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Meghan Scott, Counsel, Noble Law Office
Greg Adams, Senior Attorney, Central Arizona Project

Seminar Chair:
Kimberly Parks, Deputy Counsel, Legal Division, Arizona Department of Water Resources




Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 33


Samit B

"very informative updates to water law in the state"

Joan B

"Excellent panel and facilitator. Timely subject as well. I do not recall Nicole Klobas . . ."

Jeremy L

"Valuable update on recent developments"


"Important information presented in a very understandable way."

Alyssa W

"The speakers were very knowledgeable and provided useful information. "

John G


Kristen B

"Moderator and panelists were all very engaged and knowledgable."

Jeffrey S

"Timely subject, great expertise, well presented."

Elizabeth S

"relevant topic and interseting"

Richard D

"It was for the most part understandable for attorneys not familiar with the subject"