An automated irrigation system waters your yard without you having to think about it – and that’s the problem. If you set your controller and then forget it, this convenient device can cost you money, waste precious drinking water, and weaken your trees and plants. Forgetting an irrigation system most often means a homeowner is overwatering grass, plants, and trees. So


Did you know that in Arizona up to 70% of water is used outside the home? Considering this substantial water use, it’s no surprise that more landscape plants in Arizona die from overwatering than underwatering.


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While many people are having a difficult time finding and purchasing toilet paper,
Monsoon Desert

Parts of the desert Southwest experience seasonal “monsoon” activities during the summer from approximately June 15 through September 30.

We encourage residents to establish a four-step plan for monsoon season:

WAM Article

Our warmest thanks to all our partners in celebrating this year’s Water Awareness Month. It was a wonderful month celebration and we were so moved to see all our partners and their communities come together to celebrate. So, we are delighted to share a few highlights from Water Awareness Month 2018.


Phoenix, Arizona

Office buildings, schools, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, and other commercial and institutional facilities can use a significant amount of water and energy in their daily operations. In most cases, electricity or gas is used to purify and pump water to a facility, in addition to heating water.

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By proclamation of the Governor in 2008, it is Water Awareness Month in Arizona.

So, what do you suppose that means?

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Keynote speaker Clint Chandler of ADWR assures rural growers and residents that their issues are a top priority for Gov. Ducey: "We ask you to stay tuned."

Irrigated agriculture in Arizona is a $17 billion-per-year industry in transition, according to speakers at a widely acclaimed conference on issues facing Arizona ag earlier this week at the University of Arizona.