2016 Drought Summit

The Irrigation Association’s second annual drought summit was co-hosted with the National Ground Water Association in conjunction with the 2016 Irrigation Show and Education Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Dec. 9, 2016, key stakeholders and industry leaders came together for an interactive dialogue on water use during drought.
View details from the 2015 Drought Summit.  

Drought Summit Discussion Report

This drought summit report summarizes the recommendations provided by speakers and panelists. Links to PowerPoint slides from the presentations are below.

Featured Address

Pat Mulroy, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law



  • Drought in the West – Conrad Weaver, Thirsty Land filmmaker
  • Nevada – Doug Bennett, Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Oregon – Jeff Stone, Oregon Association of Nurseries
  • California – Jeanine Jones, California Department of Water Resources
  • Arizona – Einav Henenson, Arizona Department of Water Resources