News from M&A
  • M&A professional staff to attend WateReuse Symposium

    Juliet McKenna, P.G., principal hydrogeologist, and Amanda Beam, P.G., hydrogeologist, will attend next week’s Arizona WateReuse Symposium 2022. M&A is a sponsor of the event, which will be held in Flagstaff July 24-26.

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  • M&A’s Lisa Porta attends International Groundwater Conference in Paris

    M&A’s Senior Water Resources Engineer Lisa Porta, P.E., was invited to present at a conference of international groundwater managers and scientists at the Sorbonne University in Paris, May 18-20, 2022. The conference, titled Groundwater,...

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  • Montgomery & Associates to sponsor WRRC Conference

    M&A is a proud sponsor of the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) 2022 Annual Conference, “Arizona’s Agricultural Outlook: Water, Climate, and Sustainability.”

    Representing M&A at the in-person event held July 12 on UArizona’s Tucson campus are Principal Hydrogeologist...

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  • Bayley to help update IRMA guidelines

    Tim Bayley, Ph.D., Principal Hydrogeologist, was recently asked to serve as a subject area expert for the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA). He and other experts are working together to update current guidelines for conscientious mining relating...

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  • Abby Ostovar to moderate GSA Summit round table

    Water Policy Specialist Abby Ostovar, Ph.D., will moderate “Putting Vision into Action: A Round Table on prioritizing, funding, and implementing SGMA Projects & Management Actions” at the Groundwater Resources Association’s

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  • Greg Nelson to represent M&A at Modflow & More

    Senior Hydrogeologist Greg Nelson, P.G., will present at the Integrated Groundwater Modeling Center’s MODFLOW and More Conference: Hydrologic Modeling in a Changing World, June 5-8, 2022, at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.

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  • Megan Zivic named vice president of WIM Arizona

    Congratulations to Megan Zivic, P.G., hydrogeologist, who has been named vice president and national representative for the Women in Mining Arizona Chapter (WIM). Megan joined M&A's Tucson office in 2010, and previously supported WIM as education & outreach chair.

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  • NAU awards Montgomery Prize at Graduate Research Symposium

    Northern Arizona University Ph.D. student Valeria Cortés Rivas has been awarded the Montgomery Prize for effective science communication at NAU’s School of Earth and Sustainability Annual Graduate Symposium, held April 23, 2022.

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  • M&A to attend GSN Symposium

    Professional staff from Montgomery & Associates are proud to attend the 2022 Geological Society of Nevada (GSN) Symposium, held May 2-5 in Sparks, Nevada. Chris Cottingham, Principal Hydrogeologist and Intermountain West Operations Manager, and Greg Nelson, P.G.,...

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  • M&A to attend ACWA Spring Conference

    Montgomery & Associates will be well represented at the 2022 Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Spring Conference & Exhibition, May 3-5, in Sacramento. Attending the annual event for water industry professionals are Tim Leo, P.G., C.Hg., Vice...

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Hydro Notes
M&A experts write articles on water topics important to you
  • SGMA experts interpret DWR’s GSP assessments

    The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released their reviews on the Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSP or Plan) submitted by Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) in January 2020. These first Plans were developed for critically overdrafted basins that must overcome...

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  • Lithium brine exploration and extraction: a growing industry

    Lithium, commonly used in batteries, has become a critical resource with the proliferation of electric vehicles, cell phones, and solar power systems. According to an article in Mining Technology, “Lithium is a red-hot topic, given its status as one of...

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  • M&A Data Management System powers groundwater sustainability

    The Montgomery & Associates Data Management System (M&A DMS) is the engine that powers the Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency’s (SVBGSA) progress towards sustainable groundwater management. As a component of its Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs), SVBGSA is required by...

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  • M&A plays significant role in MAR

    From the 1950s through the 1990s, as farms, mines, and cities in the Southwest pumped increasing amounts of groundwater, the aquifers became overdrafted. One important way that the Arizona Groundwater Management Act of 1980 sought to reduce groundwater overdraft was...

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