Presentations by Water Services Division Staff

2016

Presentations given by Water Services staff to Water Commission

How Low Can We Go / How Low Should We Go? Presentations regarding water conservation goals. The original three-part presentation outline was broken into shorter presentations. The commission videos are archived here. Note that conversations during the commission meetings resulted in a modification of the Part 1 presentation; this modified PowerPoint was appended to the Part 2 presentation in January.

Part 1: Program History (PDF) — November 19, 2015
Part 2: Program Analysis (PDF) — January 21, 2016
Part 2a: Metrics (PDF) — February 18, 2016
Part 2b: Policy & Lifestyle Date — TBD
Part 2c: Rate Futures — TBD
Part 3: Policy Questions — TBD

Additional Topics:

Conserve 2 Enhance Community Water Conservation Program (PDF)
Review of the residential water audit program to date (PDF)
Introduction to the Flagstaff well siting study (PDF)
Results of Utilities’ communication plan (PDF)

2015

Title: DRAFT Update on Red Gap Ranch / Leupp Groundwater Flow Model
Description: Recap of work conducted under a $300,000 U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grant to assess the potential impacts of future pumping by the City and/or the Navajo Nation. The project was completed in December 2015 (download the final report here).
Presenter: Erin Young, R.G., Water Resources Manager
Date
: September 18, 2015
Venue / Audience: Arizona Hydrological Society at the Annual Symposium
File info: 25 MB PPT [Download (PDF)]

Title: Water Resources and Water Conservation Program Status
Description: Discussion of the City's status on water conservation, water supply and demand, resiliency and preparedness, and public outreach
Presenter: Erin Young, R.G., Water Resources Manager
Date: May 12, 2015
Venue / Audience:
File info: PDF [Download (PDF)]

2014



Title: Flagstaff’s Water and Rocks: Past, Present, and Future
Description: Plenary session presentation
Presenter: Brad Hill, R.G., Utilities Director
Date: September 15–16, 2014
Venue / Audience: Arizona Hydrological Society / American Institute of Professional Geologists conference
File Info: PDF [Download (PDF)]

Title: Water Reuse: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going (Nationally, State, and Flagstaff)
Description: Presentation on the history of reclaimed water, its use in Flagstaff, its contribution to water conservation, and its role in the face of future climate change; also, compounds of emerging concern and treatment technologies
Presenter: Brad Hill, R.G., Utilities Director
Date: February 6, 2014
Venue / Audience: Sponsored by the Friends of the Rio de Flag & Friends of Flagstaff’s Future
File Info: PDF [Download (PDF)]

2013

 
Title: Growth and Water Supplies: City of Flagstaff Designation of Adequate Water Supply
Description: Presentation on Designation of Adequate Water Supply, which the City received in April 2013, with a focus on the physical availability determination, including the model predicting water supplies under various growth scenarios.
Presenter: Erin Young, R.G., Water Resources Manager
Date: January 28, 2014
Venue / Audience: Northern Arizona University School of Earth Sciences & Environmental Sustainability seminar series
File Info: PDF [Download (PDF)]

Title: Our Water Future, Water Resources Chapter of Utilities Integrated Master Plan
Description: Presentation on master planning for Flagstaff’s water supplies over the next 80–100 years
Presenter: Erin Young, R.G., Water Resources Manager
Date: October 3, 2013
Venue / Audience: Sponsored by Friends of the Rio de Flag & Friends of Flagstaff’s Future
File Info: PDF [Download (PDF)]