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Courtney Black's water resources expertise is focused on developing creative, reliable, and sustainable solutions to the complex economic, legal, social, and technical issues associated with limited water supplies and increasing demands. Her water planning experience includes working with a wide variety of federal, state, regional, and municipal agencies as well as commercial industry to evaluate water availability and supply alternatives as well as the impacts that conservation measures, drought, and climate change have on these supplies. Courtney applies her expertise and experience on projects involving water rights applications and change proceedings, agricultural water demands and consumptive use, historical diversions, physical and legal availability of supplies, analysis of groundwater pumping impacts on surface water systems, environmental impact statement planning documents, and wetland design. Critical to most water resources projects, Courtney also excels at engaging and building consensus among diverse stakeholder groups.