Southwest Hydrology Readers are your client base!
Our target of the professional audience and the focused region of the magazine makes it an attractive place to advertise your products and services. We provide high-quality readership, and we depend on your support.

If you are interested in advertising, please call 520-626-1805 or send an email to:

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Southwest Hydrology is distributed to more than 6,600 hydrologists, water managers, lawyers, and other water-related and environmental professionals throughout the Southwest. It is the complete resource for hydrologic information in the arid to semi-arid Southwest. Southwest Hydrology provides an excellent opportunity to target the specific region and markets that are the focus of your business in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, western Texas and central/southern California.

Editorial Calendar

July/Aug 2009: Nitrates (reserve space by
Apr. 22, 2009)

Sep/Oct 2009: CO2 Sequestration (reserve space by June 18, 2009)

Nov/Dec 2009: Water Conservation (reserve space by Aug. 21, 2009)

Jan/Feb 2010: Urban Watershed Management (reserve space by
Oct. 23, 2009)

Mar/Apr 2010: Water for Renewable Energy (reserve space by
Dec. 16, 2009)

May/June 2010: Emerging Measurement Technologies (reserve space by Feb. 18, 2010)

Advertisement rates are for digital format. A $50 charge will be applied to process non-electronic advertising copy

A deposit equal to 25% of the total contract amount is due at the time of contract signing. The balance of each insertion will be billed upon publication. No reservation of ad space is implied or guaranteed prior to payment of deposit.

Please contact Southwest Hydrology about rates for inserts or special ads.

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Artwork and Copy information:

Ad copy is due 45 days prior to publication dates. Publication dates are the first of January, March, May, July, September and November. When no new copy is provided by due date, the copy last run will be repeated.

Electronic Artwork:
All artwork should be in CMYK. Electronic documents should be provided in .pdf, .tif, .eps, .jpg, or .ai files and supplied on CDs or emailed to: Please remember to include high-resolution image files and all screen and printer fonts (postscript preferred). Include a match print or color printout of your display advertisement for layout and color matching purposes. Keep in mind that resolution should be at least 250 dpi.

For black and white artwork, please supply two laser copies. For color, please supply two laser copies of separations and one composite. A $50 charge will apply for scanning into digital format.

Negatives should be supplied emulsion side down. A $50 charge will apply for stripping into digital format.


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SAHRA's mission of promoting sustainable
management of water in semi-arid regions.
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