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Arizona Department of Water Resources http://www.azwater.gov/azdwr/ Contact Information
The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) was created to secure long-term dependable water supplies for Arizona's communities. The Department administers and enforces Arizona’s groundwater code, and surface water rights laws (except those related to water quality); negotiates with external political entities to protect Arizona's Colorado River water supply; oversees the use of surface and groundwater resources under state jurisdiction; and represents Arizona in discussions of water rights with the federal government. In addition, the Department explores methods of augmenting water supplies to meet future demands, and develops policies that promote conservation and equitable distribution of water. The Department also inspects dams and participates in flood control planning to prevent property damage, personal injury, and loss of life. In support of these activities, ADWR collects and analyzes data on water levels and on water-quality characteristics.  Other responsibilities include management of floodplains and non-federal dams to reduce loss of life and damage to property.
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Arizona Geological Survey http://www.azgs.az.gov/ Contact Information
The mission of the Arizona Geological Survey is to serve as a primary source of geologic information in the state to enhance public understanding of the state's geologic character, geologic hazards and limitations and mineral resources.
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Arizona Oil and Gas Conservation Commission http://www.azogcc.az.gov/
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Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality https://www.adeq.state.ar.us/ Contact Information

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is the state's main environmental protection agency, charged with protecting, enhancing, and restoring the environment for Arkansans.

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Arkansas Energy Office http://www.arkansasenergy.org/

The mission of the Arkansas Energy Office is to promote energy efficiency, clean technology and sustainable strategies that encourage economic development, energy security and the environmental well-being for all citizens of Arkansas.

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Arkansas Geological Survey http://www.geology.ar.gov/ Contact Information
The mission of the Arkansas Geological Survey is to serve the people of Arkansas by providing geological information in order to develop and enable effective management of the State’s mineral, fossil fuel and water resources while protecting the environment.
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Arkansas Natural Resources Commission http://www.anrc.arkansas.gov/ Contact Information

The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission establishes policy and makes funding and regulatory decisions relative to soil conservation, nutrient management, water rights, dam safety and water resources planning and development.

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Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography https://aslo.org/

The purpose of ASLO is to foster a diverse, international scientific community that creates, integrates and communicates knowledge across the full spectrum of aquatic sciences, advances public awareness and education about aquatic resources and research, and promotes scientific stewardship of aquatic resources for the public interest.

Non-profit
Association for Women Geoscientists http://www.awg.org

The Association for Women Geoscientists is an international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers.

Non-profit
Association of American State Geologists http://www.stategeologists.org Contact Information

The Association of American State Geologists (AASG) represents the State Geologists of the 50 United States and Puerto Rico. Founded in 1908, AASG seeks to advance the science and practical application of geology and related earth sciences in the United States and its territories, commonwealths, and possessions.

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