Flash-Flood Dangers

The monsoon is here and it reminds me of a photo I did for a public service announcement (PSA) six years ago. The piece was about flood water rescue and how important it is to stay out of washes during the monsoon, as it is possible for ten-foot walls of water to appear out of nowhere […]

Water Reliability in Tucson

Yesterday engineers, Tucson Water executives and Tucson dignitaries gathered to break ground for the new Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) Water Treatment Facility. It will sit adjacent to the existing Tucson Water TARP facility on west Irvington Rd, just west of I-19. The plant will cost about $15 million and be operational by the fall of 2013. Malcolm Pirnie is in charge […]

Welcome President Hart

Today was a big day in Tucson, Arizona as we welcomed Dr. Ann Weaver Hart on her first day of work as president of the University of Arizona. Dr. Hart is the twenty-first president and the first female to hold the position at UA, but it is not new territory for her, having been the ninth president of […]

America The Beautiful

The vast expanse of land from Yosemite to the Sierra Nevada Mountains is such a welcomed respite from the noise and hubbub of city life. Relatively few cars drive on the smaller state routes, so time spent in quiet solitude is only interrupted by the occasional moo from the cattle grazing the land.  Even in summertime, the air is […]