From time to time, Water – Use It Wisely features guest bloggers who write about topics related to water and water conservation. Kathleen Ferris, the Executive Director of AMWUA, has been involved in Arizona water issues for the past 38 years. She began her career in 1977 working for the Arizona State Senate, and later that year was appointed Executive Director of the Arizona Groundwater Management Study Commission. Her work with Governor Bruce Babbitt culminated in the passage of the 1980 Arizona Groundwater Management Act. Kathy participated in the Act’s negotiations and supervised the drafting of the Act, which continues to be one of the nation’s most visionary laws for managing groundwater. You can view her original blog post on the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association website here.
May 26, 2015