The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Arizona: Know Your Water

Author: 
Artiola, Janick F.
Moxley, Jacqueline C.
Farrell-Poe, Kathryn L.
Publication Date: 
November 2012
Publication Number: 
AZ1578
Pages: 
104 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
This booklet is intended for Arizona residents who wish to become familiar with water-related issues in Arizona. Topics include: - A short review of the history and sources of water in Arizona. - An overview of the nature of water, the water cycle, water quality concepts, and a glossary of universal terms, including an overview of common minerals and contaminants found in Arizona water sources. - A description of drinking water regulations, including National Primary and Secondary Drinking Water Standards. - A detailed discussion of accepted home water treatment technologies and home water treatment selection guidelines, based on water quality and user preferences.
Revised 10/2012. Originally published 2004, 2006. Original publication number SWES04.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Soil, Water & Enviromental Science
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication 1576
University of Arizona Soil, Water and Environmental Science SWES04
Keyword: 
water
natural resources
water quality
soil
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Water