2017 NWRA Annual Conference


Keynote Presentations with:
David Berger
, Director, U.S. Geological Survey, Nevada Water Science Center
Michael Cameron, Associate State Director, The Nature Conservancy in Nevada
Robert Gagosian, Acting President, Desert Research Institute

2017 NWRA Annual Conference Program

Speaker Biographies

Don't Miss this Exciting Panel Thursday at 3:30 p.m.! 
"Water Management Challenges and Actions in Neighboring States"

  • Jason King, Nevada State Engineer, Nevada Division of Water Resources
  • Gary Spackman, Director, State of Idaho, Department of Water Resources
  • Erin Mahaney, Senior Staff Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, State of California,
    State Water Resources Control Board
  • James Greer, Assistant State Engineer, Utah Division of Water Rights

The “Whiskey’s fer drinkin’ and water’s fer fightin’ fer” Speakeasy
Tuesday, February 14th
The Speakeasy kicks off in the Exhibit Room (Tuscany Meeting Rooms C-F) at 5:30 p.m. with a little somethin’ for everyone……Silent Auction, Exhibitor interaction, student poster presenters, appetizers & desserts, no host bar and lively discussion with David Berger, Mike Buschelman, Chris Mahannah, Dwight Smith. 

Hotel reservations can be made by calling (800) 282-2444 and asking for conference group code ANRD217



For the First Time...NWRA will be awarding a 4th and 5th place for the student poster competition in 2017!  4th place is $50 and 5th place is $25.

Platinum Level Sponsors                              


Gold Level Sponsors                 


Silver Level Sponsors


Bronze Level Sponsors

Dale C. Bugenig, Consulting Hydrogeologist LLC





Stair Climb Sponsors


2017 NWRA Annual Conference Exhibitors

Boart Longyear Drilling Services
Desert Research Institute
DHI Water & Environment
Directed Technologies Drilling
Dyer Engineering Consultants
Environmental Express
Farr West Engineering
GeoSystems Analysis Inc.
Hansford Economic Consulting
Hanson Bridgett LLP
HydroGeo Group
Hydro Resources
In-Situ Inc.
Kinross Gold Corporation
Lumos & Associates Inc.
Major Drilling America
Mavrik Environmental & Exploration Products
Mill Man Steel Inc.
Mine Design Technologies Inc.
Montgomery & Associates
MWH Americas
Otis Bay Ecological Consultants
Roscoe Moss Company
Sierra Environmental Monitoring/Silver State Analytical Labs
Sigmund Lindner GmbH
Southern Nevada Water Authority
SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc.
State of Nevada, Department of Transportation
Stevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc.
Taggart & Taggart Ltd.
Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway
University of Nevada, Reno, Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences
U.S. Geological Survey
Van Essen Instruments
Western Environmental Testing Laboratory

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing and sent to NWRA via fax to 775-473-5473, mailed to P.O. Box 8064, Reno, NV 89507, or e-mailed to creativerno@charter.net.  Cancellations received within 7 days of the start of the event will not be refunded, however substitutions are welcome.  All other cancellation requests will receive a refund minus a 25% administrative fee.  If you have purchased the registration with a credit card, the convenience fee is non-refundable.

Tuesday, February 14 - Thursday, February 16, 2017

Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino
2707 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

$545 NWRA Members
$660 Non Members

Student Registration:
$50 NWRA Member
$75 Non Member

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