Water permeates throughout many aspects of life in Arizona, the Southwest and the world. Get the latest information on water quality issues including reclaimed water, septic systems and drinking water requirements. You can also find information on water use for plants, crops and trees as well as how best to care for water in your watersheds, rivers, streams and wells. For more Water information, visit the additional topic areas below.
The SWAP teaches standards-based content through relevant applied project-based learning, empowering students to be responsible water stewards and to own their discoveries and learning. The 12 unit curriculum develops and improves critical thinking skills by engaging students in structured inquiry, moving to guided inquiry and finally to student-driven inquiry as they work through the indoor school water audit and then through the outdoor water audit.