Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

May 31, 2016

A delegation from Argentina that included representatives working in irrigation and water resources policy and management in the Mendoza province visited the Utah Water Research Laboratory on May 31, 2016. The visitors were part of a tour arranged by the US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD) focusing on water resources and climate change. UWRL director, Mac McKee, led the group of four Argentinian dignitaries, two translators, and their USU host, associate professor Dr. Neil Allen on a tour of the facility.

Argentinian Irrigation Delegates Tour UWRL

While here at USU, the group also met with Ken White, Dean and Vice President for Extension & Agricultural Sciences and Larry Rupp, professor at the Center for Water Efficient Landscaping and Extension Specialist in the Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate.