Two leading organizations dedicated to the protection of the ground water resource – the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and the Ground Water Protection Council – are holding their first-ever joint event April 19-23 in Tucson, Ariz.

The “2009 Ground Water Summit and 2009 Ground Water Protection Council Spring Meeting” offers attendees the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a wide variety of professional backgrounds, all who share the common interest of protecting this valuable resource.

“Adapting to Increasing Demands in a Changing Climate” is the theme this year of NGWA’s annual Ground Water Summit. The conference will focus on the critical role of ground water in the context of a changing climate with regard to water resources, along with providing insights into the nature of the challenges, as well as the opportunities that may lie ahead. Those attending this joint event will learn about the latest in research, technology and policy implications.

In addition to the sessions and meetings taking place during this event, four short courses, two field trips, guest lecturers and more also are on the agenda. You can get further details by visiting or calling 800-551-7379.