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PHX Business Journal:  Inland Brine Disposal Wetlands Innovation Project wins W&WD 2016 Top Project award
PHX Business Journal: Inland Brine Disposal Wetlands Innovation Project wins W&WD 2016 Top Project award

Goodyear recognized as implementing one of the most innovative, remarkable water or wastewater projects US




KJZZ: Negotiations Over Arizona Drought Plan Ongoing
KJZZ: Negotiations Over Arizona Drought Plan Ongoing

AZ farmers, cities and tribes continue to work on a deal to avert major cutbacks in water deliveries from Lake Mead in the coming years




New Scientist: World
New Scientist: World's first city to power its water needs with sewage energy

Facility upgrades will allow Marselisborg Wastewater Treatment Plant in Aarhus, Denmark to generate enough electricity to pump drinking water to the city



AMWUA BLOG
AMWUA blog

Warren Tenney
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Water: A Conversation With Chandler Councilmember Rick Heumann
Posted on 12/05/2016
By Warren Tenney When City of Chandler Councilmember Rick Heumann joined the AMWUA Board of Directors six years ago he knew this about water: “I drank it.” He knew Chandler had a water treatment plant and a wastewater treatment plant – and that he had been assigned to the board of an important regional water … Continue reading Water: A Conversation With Chandler Councilmember Rick Heumann
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
The Art and Efficiency of Fountains in the Desert
Posted on 11/28/2016
By Warren Tenney Water is life and nowhere is that more apparent than in the desert. Fountains and pools of water were built into ancient cities, including desert cities, for both practical and aesthetic reasons. They provided access to water for human needs, to support livestock, to grow food crops and gardens. Water features also … Continue reading The Art and Efficiency of Fountains in the Desert
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Salt and Verde: Protecting The Valley’s Water Supply
Posted on 11/21/2016
By Warren Tenney The Salt and Verde rivers are two of the hardest working rivers in the United States.Traveling through Arizona’s northern high country and onto the desert plains, the Salt and Verde provide more than half of the AMWUA cities’ water supply. On November 15th, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Clarkdale Mayor Doug Van … Continue reading Salt and Verde: Protecting The Valley?s Water Supply
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ADVOCACY & POLICY
AMWUA Releases Water Bank Recovery Analysis AMWUA Releases Water Bank Recovery Analysis
AMWUA's analysis outlines five key areas that will need to be addressed in order to recover stored water in times of shortage

AMWUA Adopts Rebate Tax Resolution AMWUA Adopts Rebate Tax Resolution
The AMWUA Board of Directors has adopted a resolution in support of exempting water conservation rebates from federal income tax.

2016 Year End Session Summary 2016 Year End Session Summary
An at-a-glance summary of the water-related bills that were of greatest concern to AMWUA and its members this past session.

WATER CONSERVATION
What Happens In Vegas: WaterSmart Innovations What Happens In Vegas: WaterSmart Innovations
Water Resource Specialist Christian Delgado shares his experience at the world's premiere water efficiency conference.

Guides to Make Your Landscape Thrive Guides to Make Your Landscape Thrive
Three step-by-step online guides for selecting, installing, and maintaining your landscape, PLUS rebates, free classes, and more. All in one place.

Smart Home Water Guide Website Smart Home Water Guide Website
We're making it even easier to find leaks and save money with our mobile-adapted website!