The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy


  • Saving Water in an Arid Environment

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  • Flood Irrigated Cotton

    Salt accumulates at the wetted perimeter in a surface drip system for corn.

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  • Ten companies own and control 75% of the worlds seeds. How does this
    affect local food security and the health of our region? More

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  • Arizona Aquifers Video

    Arizona Aquifers Video

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  • Rainwater harvesting tanks being installed to help reduce runoff.

    Every Little Drop Makes A Big Difference Impact Story

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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.

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Presentation: Surface Water/Groundwater Interactions in Arizona: Physical Realities and Experiences in the Real World

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Presentation: Colorado River Simulation System (CRSS) – Overview and Use in Planning and Operation of the Colorado River

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