October 25th - 26th, 2018 at the Wild Horse Pass Casino and Events Center In Phoenix, AZ

Tribes are a growing voice in Western water management, particularly in areas where they hold large land and water rights. Water management responsibility requires Tribes to build capacity in their Tribal membership and governments. This summit brings Tribal voices together, to hear stories of Tribes leading on regional water issues and working to improve water management on their Reservations and within their watersheds. Please join us to discuss relevant water topics in Indian Country.

For any questions or inquiries about this summit, or if you are interested in helping to sponsor the event, please contact Julie Mai at: mai@waterexchange.com or                                                (208) 433-0255

Summit Details:

The Gila River Indian Community is hosting a two-day summit on Tribal water management issues, focused on developing water management programs and federal policy concerning Tribal water.

The summit provides valuable information and unique content exploring important water topics in Indian Country. 

Key Topics:

  • Examples and case-studies of Tribes working within their watersheds and regional basins to motivate change and improve water management
  • Developing Tribal water resource departments, diversifying revenue streams, and implementing water settlements

  • Protecting Tribal water rights, particularly after Federal-reserved water rights have been settled and decreed.

    2018 Tribal Water Summit

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    Summit agenda

    See the 2018 Summit Agenda.

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    Register

    Register for the 2018 Tribal Water Summit by September 15th, 2018. The cost is $285/person.

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    A Unique Event For:

    • Tribal leader and water managers
    • Western water managers and water policy practitioners
    • Attorneys and engineers working with Tribes on water management issues
    • Anyone interested in Tribal water management issues