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May 17

Movie and Discussion: GROUNDWATER To enact a law for the common good.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Elks Theater
117 E Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ 86301

On Wednesday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m., the 26-minute documentary, GROUNDWATER To enact a law for the common good...makes its Northern Arizona debut in Prescott at the historic Elks Theater. Told with humor and through moving interviews, the film recounts the contentious battle among farms, cities, and mines that led to the passage of the celebrated 1980 Groundwater Management Act - Arizonas most significant step in protecting its water resources.

Following the film, renowned water authority Kathleen Ferris will lead a panel of water experts, along with acclaimed filmmaker Michael Schiffer, to engage the audience in a creative, solutions-oriented conversation, focusing on Quad-City and regional water topics. Community members are invited to bring any and all questions to this special event.

For more information about the panelists, event sponsors, water topics, and to see the film trailer, visit: Purchase tickets at or call 928-777-1370. For any questions, please contact $10 general admission; doors open at 6:00 p.m. Elks Theater, 117 E Gurley St, Prescott.

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Panel Moderator: Kathleen Ferris, Senior Research Fellow, Kyl Center for Water Policy Distinguished panelists include: Tom Buschatzke, Director, Arizona Department of Water Resources Greg Kornrumph, Manager-Water Rights, Salt River Project (SRP) Sarah Porter, Director, Kyl Center for Water Policy Thomas Thurman, Chairman, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Doug Von Gausig, Director, Verde River Institute and Mayor, Town of Clarkdale Michael Schiffer, Trustee Professor, Dodge School of Film and Media Arts, Chapman University

Sponsors of this event are: Salt River Project (SRP), El Gato Azul World Bistro, Citizens Water Advocacy Group, Page Springs Cellars, SpringHill Suites Marriott, Friends of Verde River Greenway, Central Arizona Land Trust, Granite Mountain Brewing, Ironclad Bicycles, Jay's Bird Barn, Partners in Health Care Naturally & Nature's Medicinary, Prescott Audubon Society, Robert Israel - Prescott's Green Realtor, and SyH Coffee.

Contact info:
Marianne Davis