Southwest Hydrology depends on your submittals. We accept contributions of any length. We try to accommodate just about anything related to hydrology in the Southwest, and we depend on your input!

Announcements , News Briefs, Short Articles, On the Ground
We welcome your announcements, news briefs, or short articles; aim for about 50 to 400 words. News briefs may be project updates, new technologies, RFPs, public meeting announcements, contract awards, personnel and organizational changes, or other news of interest. Articles for the On the Ground department are about 600 words with one to two figures.

Features

To contribute feature articles, please contact us with your ideas, before you write anything, at least four months prior to publication date--we coordinate these articles closely. Feature article length is 1,000-1,200 words.

Graphics

Please send high-resolution digital photos or other graphics such as tables, charts, and diagrams, if appropriate. Please send them as separate files, not included with your text, in their original file format. We can accept anything Adobe, jpg, tif, Excel, Powerpoint (although resolution is often poor), and many other formats.

Deadlines

Text is generally due about 12 weeks prior to the publications date, which is approximately the first day of January, March, May, July, September, and November. For example, content for the Jan/Feb issue is due in early October, content for Mar/April is due in early December, etc.

What to contribute?

For more ideas of what kind of news to contribute, view the categories listed below.

Consultants

  • new contracts awarded (by whom and for what)
  • project summaries, and/or milestones/completions/reports available
  • significant project results or data
  • company news: acquisitions, mergers, splits, new hires, reorganizations, new offices, positions open
  • new and/or innovative services, technologies, or applications
  • training, seminars, lectures, etc. the company (or anyone in it) is offering in the SW
  • press releases--include us on your distribution list!

Agencies

  • rules changes and pending legislation
  • public meetings
  • press releases
  • study groups formed or in progress
  • personnel changes, departmental reorganizations, new hires, positions open
  • news and/or status of lawsuits
  • new contracts awarded, RFPs and RFQs out or on the way
  • project milestones/completions
  • important project results or significant data
  • reports or other data now available; new or additions to web sites
  • changes in project or department funding

Tribes

  • new contracts, RFPs coming out or awarded (to whom, for what kind of work)
  • project milestones/completions
  • important project results or significant data coming in
  • reports or data that are publicly available
  • any regulatory changes and their effects on the work you do
  • anything that could be said about pending legislation, status of cases, cases decided upon
  • research/inventories/studies that are going on (can be very general)
  • changes in personnel, new hires, positions open, reorganizations, etc.

Hydrology Support Industry

  • important new contracts awarded for significant drilling, analyses, etc.
  • company news: acquisitions, mergers, splits, new hires, reorganizations, new offices, positions open
  • new services, technologies, procedures, applications
  • training, seminars, lectures, etc. the company (or anyone in it) is offering
  • press releases--include us on your list
  • a short lesson, tip, or other summary of something that you get asked about a lot by your clients

Non-profits and Researchers

  • description of major projects, who's working on them, who's funding them
  • partnerships-with whom, doing what?
  • project news-new, completed, or major milestone achieved
  • reports and/or results now available
  • potential applications of results, findings
  • personnel/organization changes, positions open or recently filled, by whom

 

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