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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  • UA WET Center - Working Together to Solve Water Issues

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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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  • Desert View Landscape Testimonial - Smartscape


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  • Families Celebrate Dragonfly Day

    Dragonfly Day returns to the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area on March 29th, 2014.

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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.

What's Happening

High-strength wastewater is a challenge for typical onsite wastewater treatment systems.

This new 1-day class will cover how to install, inspect, and provide O&M for onsite wastewater treatment systems that incorporate a mound soil

Intro to Design of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems This is a 1-day course on designing onsite wastewater treatment and dispersal systems using

Did you know that you are now required to attend an ADEQ-approved course before initiating the real estate inspection?

The NAWT installer class covers the following topics: Planning and site evaluation; Installing sewage tanks and ATUs; Installing below-ground syste

This is a 2-day, ADEQ-approved course covering soil and site evaluation for onsite wastewater treatment systems.

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