The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


  • Saving Water in an Arid Environment

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    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.

What's Happening

Water Awareness Month's "Learn-to-Conserve Series" 3rd event- Graywater: Laundry to Landscape.

Join us to learn the basics of how to harvest rain at your home: from using a simple barrel system to a large tank system.

Effective erosion controls are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and protecting landscapes.

Join us for a short presentation on Rainwater Harvesting followed by a guided tour (by caravan) of local rainwater harvesting sites.

After successful completion of the 2-day National Association of Wastewater Transporters, Inc.

Learn the basics of well components, well maintenance, and wellhead protection.

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

Do you know how to care for your septic system? When was the last time it was pumped?

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