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Apr 23 2018
On The Job: Mechanic’s Career Path Includes Meter Reading Marathon
Apr 16 2018
Project WET: Teachers Strengthen Conservation Culture
Apr 09 2018
Is Arizona Doing Everything It Can to Avoid Shortage on the Colorado River?
Apr 02 2018
Do Your Homework Before Visiting The Nursery
Mar 26 2018
Water Transfers: Transporting Water in a Desert
Mar 19 2018
Fix A Leak Week: Time To Save Water And Money
Mar 12 2018
10 Pruning Tips To Healthier, Prettier Desert Trees
Mar 05 2018
Well Managed Cooling Towers Can Save Water, Energy and Money
Feb 26 2018
SRP Water Conservation Expo: Meet A Fish, See A Robot, Save Money
Feb 19 2018
Partnership Protects Water Supplies For Phoenix And Avondale
Feb 12 2018
Lessons from Cape Town: Avoiding Arizona’s Day Zero
Feb 05 2018
Free City Classes Brighten Large And Small Spaces
Jan 29 2018
On The Job: Water Tech Works His Way To A Comeback
Jan 22 2018
Science And Math Help Balance Tempe’s New Water Rates
Jan 15 2018
Groundwater Documentary A Guide To Solving Today’s Water Challenges
Jan 08 2018
2017: AMWUA Cities Worked To Assure Water Supplies
Jan 01 2018
2018: The Year To Assure Water For Arizona's Future Generations
Dec 25 2017
Small Monthly Water Bill Donations Sustain Local Charities
Dec 18 2017
Arizona Aquifers: Protecting The Water Beneath Our Feet
Dec 11 2017
10 Tips For A Beautiful Low-Maintenance Landscape
Dec 04 2017
What Is Arizona Doing To Deal With Drought?
Nov 27 2017
On The Job: One Designer, A Sewer Girl And The Clog Save Water And Money
Nov 20 2017
Holiday Message: Take It Easy On Your Plumbing And Your City’s Infrastructure
Nov 13 2017
Thank You: Avoiding Shortage in Arizona Is A Team Effort
Nov 06 2017
Conservation Pros Sharpen Skills To Help Businesses
Oct 30 2017
Words Count When Talking About Advances In Water Technology
Oct 23 2017
Desert City Helped To Launch Green Building Movement
Oct 16 2017
Arizona Pilot Project Could Help Find More “Lost” Water
Oct 09 2017
On The Job: Organizer Keeps Wastewater Treatment Reliable
Oct 02 2017
Colorado River Shortage: Where We Are Right Now
Sep 25 2017
Diving In: Underwater Work Saves Cities Money & Water
Sep 18 2017
AMWUA.org: Bigger, Brighter, Bolder And A Little Smarter
Sep 11 2017
AZ To Permit Purified Wastewater As Drinking Water Source
Sep 04 2017
For A Better Looking Summer Lawn, Plant Winter Grass Correctly
Aug 28 2017
Drab to Fab: Watch And Learn From This Backyard Makeover
Aug 21 2017
Want A Lovelier Landscape? Master Your Irrigation
Aug 14 2017
Why Are We Still Using Flood Irrigation In The Desert?
Aug 07 2017
Dirty Secrets: Backyard Composting Among Cities’ Free Landscape Classes
Jul 31 2017
Pure Brew: Campaign Promotes Future Source Of Drinking Water
Jul 24 2017
5 Trees To Shade Your Desert
Jul 17 2017
On The Job: Phoenix Team Protects Miles Of Water Lines
Jul 10 2017
Study: Conservation Reduces The Cost Of Your Water Services
Jul 03 2017
Inside Job: Water Efficiency A Fixture In City Buildings
Jun 19 2017
Desert Adapting: Five Common Summer Landscape Mistakes
Jun 12 2017
Get To Work: How To Qualify For A Job In Water
Jun 05 2017
2017 Legislative Session: Four Things That Went Right For Water
May 29 2017
The Whys Behind Changes in Your Water Bill
May 22 2017
Five Things You Need To Know Right Now About Drought
May 15 2017
Regional Partnerships Keep Water Affordable
May 08 2017
So, Exactly How Much Water Are We Talking About?
May 01 2017
Save Water (And Money) Outside This Summer
Apr 24 2017
City Water Departments Answer Five Common Questions
Apr 17 2017
On The Job: Skill, Hard Work Ensures Water Gets To Your Home
Apr 10 2017
Water Advocacy: It’s Easier Than You Think
Apr 03 2017
Groundcover: Green Makes A Better Carpet Than Gravel
Mar 27 2017
Partnership Makes Desert Golf Courses Sustainable
Mar 20 2017
Fix A Leak Week: Time To Hunt Down Leaks That Are Draining Your Budget
Mar 13 2017
Good Connection: Goodyear Brings Its Water Home
Mar 06 2017
On The Job: Water Treatment Supervisor Uses Brains, Heart And A Little Muscle
Feb 27 2017
Sen. John Kyl: Compromise Is Key To Water Leadership
Feb 20 2017
Power Switch: Economics Driving New Energy for Moving Water
Feb 13 2017
Wastewater Treatment Plant Turns Gaseous By-Product Into Profit
Feb 06 2017
AMWUA Cities Help State Screen Schools To Ensure Safe Water
Jan 30 2017
Drought: Five Things You Need To Know About This Rainy Winter
Jan 23 2017
Desert Edibles: Cities Offer Full Menu Of Landscape And Gardening Classes
Jan 16 2017
Grease Coop: A Beautiful Solution To An Ugly Problem
Jan 09 2017
AMWUA: Preparing For 2017 By Looking At 2016 Successes
Jan 02 2017
In Memoriam: Steve Olson, 35 Years Dedicated To Water
Dec 26 2016
Five Water Challenges for Arizona from Avondale's Councilmember Iwanski
Dec 19 2016
Gilbert Grows Program To Help HOAs Lower Water Bills
Dec 12 2016
Lawmakers Get Answer To Arizona’s Biggest Water Question
Dec 05 2016
Water: A Conversation With Chandler Councilmember Rick Heumann
Nov 28 2016
The Art and Efficiency of Fountains in the Desert
Nov 21 2016
Salt and Verde: Protecting The Valley’s Water Supply
Nov 14 2016
Arizona Is Big Winner Of Water Innovation Prize
Nov 07 2016
Desert Landscaping: Ten Tips For Winter Watering
Oct 31 2016
On The Job: Chemist Ensures Safe Water Flows To Your Home And Business
Oct 24 2016
Putting Storm Runoff To Work
Oct 17 2016
Building Better Water Rates in an Uncertain World
Oct 10 2016
This Year's Least Known Election Is One Of The Most Important
Oct 03 2016
Tempe Offers Residents And Businesses Online Access To Water
Sep 26 2016
Beyond the Headlines: Facts about Your Drinking Water
Sep 19 2016
Cities Offer Classes To Help You Reimagine Your Yard
Sep 12 2016
Try Living A Day Without Water
Sep 05 2016
Defying Mother Nature: Creative Solutions To Avoid Shortages
Aug 29 2016
Scottsdale Offers Arizona's First Pool Removal Rebate
Aug 22 2016
Peak Demand Dictates How Cities Build Water Infrastructure
Aug 15 2016
Water: A Conversation with Scottsdale's Mayor Lane
Aug 08 2016
Monsoon Season: 5 Common Landscape Mistakes
Aug 01 2016
Water Bank Recovery: Preparing for Shortages on the Colorado River
Jul 25 2016
Water Bank: Arizona’s Emergency Savings Account
Jul 18 2016
Safe-yield: A Balancing Act For Arizona’s Aquifers
Jul 11 2016
Salt River: Bringing Life To A Desert Valley
Jul 04 2016
Fourth of July: Celebrating Our Water History
Jun 27 2016
Water Professionals Take On Role As First Responders
Jun 20 2016
Keeping It In Perspective: Bottled Water And Other Industries
Jun 13 2016
Living Classroom: AMWUA Plant Pages Come To Life
Jun 06 2016
Arizona Water Facts: A New Website Built For Everyone
May 30 2016
Common Sense: Tax-Free Water Conservation Rebates
May 23 2016
Protect Lake Mead Now To Avoid Future Water Crisis
May 16 2016
10 Questions To Ask Before Using Laundry Water In Your Yard
May 09 2016
AZ Water Association: The People Who Bring You Water
May 02 2016
Shoring Up Tempe Town Lake With A New Dam
Apr 25 2016
At Stake: Securing Your Tree’s
Apr 18 2016
Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video
Apr 11 2016
Robots And Vacuum Trucks: Learn What It Takes To Operate A Water System
Apr 04 2016
Strengthen, Not Weaken, Water Management in Arizona
Mar 28 2016
Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing
Mar 21 2016
Unlikely Partnership: Superfund Site Waters Goodyear Ballpark
Mar 14 2016
Follow Your City’s Lead: Find And Fix Leaks
Mar 07 2016
Removing Grass? Know The Basics Before You Start
Feb 29 2016
Phoenix Launches Program To Help HOAs Save Water And Money
Feb 22 2016
Managing Arizona’s Water Supplies Is Everyone’s Issue
Feb 15 2016
Keeping The Water Flowing
Feb 08 2016
100 AMWUA Blog Posts: The Top Five
Feb 01 2016
Water: In Praise Of Cities
Jan 25 2016
Alliance Gathers Forces (Including One Of Our Own) To Advance Water Efficiency
Jan 18 2016
In Memoriam: Wes Steiner, A Public Servant
Jan 11 2016
Wanted: A Few Good Leaders
Jan 04 2016
Stop Talking: Five Actions To Secure Arizona’s Water Future
Dec 28 2015
Succulents: Add A Little Drama To Your Yard
Dec 21 2015
Tired Of Skimming And Cleaning? 10 Pool-Friendly Shade Trees
Dec 14 2015
Water Rates Rising: Is Anyone Really Surprised?
Dec 07 2015
Arizona Town Hall: A Unique Process for Addressing Important Arizona Issues
Nov 30 2015
WIFA: Little Agency Of Big Government Protects Arizona’s
Nov 23 2015
Sewer Fees: Helping To Recycle A Valuable Resource
Nov 16 2015
Master Gardener: It’s A Tough Title To Earn
Nov 09 2015
Drinking Water: You Have Better Things To Worry About
Nov 02 2015
Is Your Business Water Wise? Customers want to know
Oct 26 2015
Desert Vegetables: Here, Just Taste
Oct 19 2015
CAP: Tracking The Flow Of Colorado River Water To Your City
Oct 12 2015
Changing Landscape: Phoenix Grows Into Distinctively Desert City
Oct 05 2015
So, What, Exactly, Is An AMWUA?
Sep 28 2015
Schools: A Lesson About How To Save Water
Sep 21 2015
Putting A Price Tag On Our Urban Forest
Sep 14 2015
Re-imagine Your Yard: Cities Offer Free Landscaping Classes
Sep 07 2015
On The Fence About That Lawn? Here's An Incentive
Aug 31 2015
You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure
Aug 24 2015
Water Bill Too High? Cities Offer Free Water Audits
Aug 17 2015
Watering: Every Desert Landscape's Beauty Secrets Revealed
Aug 10 2015
Design: Here’s Your Guide To A Car-Stopping Landscape
Aug 03 2015
New Plant Site: Colorful, Mobile, Useful and Inspiring
Jul 27 2015
El Rio: Cities Work To Restore Gila River Beauty
Jul 20 2015
Gilbert: Irrigation Experts Save Millions Of Gallons Of Water
Jul 13 2015
Arizona: Where Flushing Keeps The Lights On
Jul 06 2015
Your City May Be Willing To Help Pay For Six Home Improvements
Jun 29 2015
Goodyear: Working On A Green Solution To Its Salty Problem
Jun 22 2015
Water Security: Why There Are Two Different Arizonas
Jun 15 2015
Phoenix Partners With Forest Fund To Protect Valley Water
Jun 08 2015
Smart Growth: Chandler Links Development Benefits To Water Use
Jun 01 2015
Does Anyone Want To Drive On An Ugly Freeway?
May 25 2015
Greening Up: Cities Begin To Put Stormwater To Better Use
May 18 2015
Study: Western Cities Know How To Save And Reuse Water
May 11 2015
How To Save Water With 416 Acres Of Grass
May 04 2015
Growth And Conservation: Where Do You Draw The Line?
Apr 27 2015
Cities And Gila River Indian Community Swap Water
Apr 20 2015
Leadership: Water Brings Phoenix And Tucson Together
Apr 13 2015
Arizona Isn’t California: Why We Are Better Prepared For Drought
Apr 06 2015
Aim Low: Make Tiered Water Rates Work For You
Mar 30 2015
Drought Smart: 6 Things You Can Learn About Water In 6 Minutes
Mar 23 2015
WaterSense: High Performance That Saves Water And Money
Mar 16 2015
Cities Store Water To Keep Taps Flowing Come (No) Rain or Shine
Mar 09 2015
Gardens: Why Your City Wants To Inspire You
Mar 02 2015
Is It Time To Turn Your Yard Into A Wildlife Habitat?
Feb 23 2015
Leaks Drain Water Supply And Household Budgets
Feb 16 2015
Recycling: Paper, Plastic, And Now Water
Feb 09 2015
Hotels Get Help To Save More Water And Energy
Feb 02 2015
Saving Water: A Global Goal With A Very Local Application
Jan 26 2015
Goodyear: Fixing A Leak Means Free Baseball Tickets
Jan 19 2015
Arizona Needs a Strong, Well-Funded Water Department
Jan 12 2015
Gilbert Transforms Wastewater Storage Into Wetlands Retreat
Jan 05 2015
Want To Reuse Laundry Water In Your Yard? Tempe Is Ready To Help
Dec 29 2014
2015: Cities Can Help You Keep Your Pledge To Save Water
Dec 22 2014
Let’s Face It, Most Of Us Are Not Frost Cloth People
Dec 15 2014
Quaggas Muscle Their Way Into Your City’s Water Delivery System
Dec 08 2014
First Water, Then Development
Dec 01 2014
Desalination: Is It A Practical Solution For Arizona’s Future Water
Nov 24 2014
The Phoenix Zoo Shows You How To Save Water And Money
Nov 17 2014
Smartscape: You Could Have A Better Landscaper
Nov 10 2014
Tempe Town Lake: How (And Why) Did They Do That?
Nov 03 2014
HOAs Lower Water Bills, Maintain Landscapes And Create Harmony
Oct 27 2014
A Little Bit Of Knowledge Can Grow A Beautiful Thing
Oct 20 2014
Sheared Shrubs Lose Beauty And Health
Oct 13 2014
Heroic Water Buffalo Heads For The Golf Course
Oct 06 2014
Wildfires Raise Cost Of Treating Valley Drinking Water
Sep 29 2014
This Smart Pig Can Help You Find Leaks And Save Money
Sep 22 2014
Groundwater Management: Why Arizona Must Continue To Lead
Sep 15 2014
Keep That Lovely Yard And Save Water
Sep 08 2014
Mystery Of Lost Water Wastes Precious Resource And Money
Sep 01 2014
More scientists showing up in bathrooms this school year
Aug 25 2014
Rio Salado Habitat: Wildlife Sanctuary Created From Wasteland
Aug 18 2014
Time For Low-Flow Toilets To Take A Bow
Aug 11 2014
Mini Hydro-Turbines In Water System Would Create Clean Power
Aug 04 2014
The Ins And Outs Of Business Water Bills
Jul 28 2014
What You Flush Can Cost Cities Time And Money
Jul 21 2014
Rain Harvesters Reshape Yards To Save Storm Water
Jul 14 2014
Green Infrastructure: Can It Find A Home In The Desert?
Jul 07 2014
Softening Water Is Tough On Cities
Jun 30 2014
Businesses Can’t Afford To Miss Ways To Cut Water Bills
Jun 23 2014
Water Shortages: The Big Picture
Jun 16 2014
Mrs. Kelly Gets New Toilets, But Flushing Problems Persist
Jun 09 2014
Groundwater Management: Why It Still Matters
Jun 02 2014
Myth: A Desert Garden Will Save Water and Money
May 26 2014
Storm Water: From The Streets To Your Rivers and Parks
May 19 2014
Can Bucket Masters Save The Valley's Water?
May 12 2014
Upside Of A Superfund Site
May 04 2014
Remembering Senator Turley
Apr 27 2014
Big Leaks Require Big Damage
Apr 20 2014
Is There Effluent In My Park?
Apr 13 2014
From Grass To Gravel: Even The Dogs Approve
Apr 06 2014
What You Pay For When You Pay Your Water Bill
Mar 31 2014
Tempe Grease Coop: City & Businesses Clean Up Problem
Mar 24 2014
When Are You Willing To Pay A Little More?
Mar 17 2014
A Running Toilet: Is This The Best We Can Do?
Mar 09 2014
Tres Rios Wetlands: Not Just For The Birds
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