The AMWUA members and partners host hundreds of educational workshops for residents, professional training,and public events every year to share information and expertise and empower us all be a little more water wise. NOTICE: MANY EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CANCELED SURROUNDING INCREASED CONCERNS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK WITH YOUR CITY BEFORE COMMITTING TO ATTEND.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020
Irrigation 101 - Controlling your Controller
Peoria

Time: 6pm-8pm

Audience: Residents

Description: The little plastic box on the side of your house that controls the watering of your yard can be easy! However, it is important to know how to work your irrigation controller because outdoor watering is often the largest water use for a household. This class will teach you how to properly water the plants and grass in your yard. You will also get hands-on experience by learning how to program an actual controller in class. Take what you learn and apply it to your yard for a healthier-looking and more water-efficient landscape.

Cost: FREE

Website: http://www.peoriaaz.gov/recplace

More information and to register: 623-773-7137

Location: Sunrise Mountain Library , 21109 N 98th Ave , Peoria [ Map ]

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020
Landscape Watering
Phoenix

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to properly water your landscape to save time and increase the health and beauty of your plants. Walk-ins are accepted as long as space permits.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.phoenix.gov/waterservices

More information and to register: (602) 261-8367

Location: Ironwood Library , 4333 E Chandler Blvd, Phoenix [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
Vegetable Gardening Through the Seasons
Tempe

Time: 2pm-4pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Get your garden growing in our unique desert environment. Learn the importance of soil preparation and how to work with our challenging climate. Learn proper planting seasons and strategies for a bountiful harvest. Instructor: K. Mathura, Horticulturist.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.tempe.gov/government/municipal-utilities/water/water-conservation/workshops

More information and to register: Visit www.tempe.gov/conservation or e-mail conservation@tempe.gov or call (480) 350-8351

Location: Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
Culinary Herb Gardening
Peoria

Time: 9:30am-11:30am

Audience: Residents

Description: Did you know a diverse array of herbs grow well in our desert climate? Learn how to start and cultivate your own herb plants in a garden, container, or landscape area. You will be harvesting fresh herbs for cooking in no time!

Cost: FREE

Website: http://www.peoriaaz.gov/recplace

More information and to register: 623-773-7137

Location: Sunrise Mountain Library , 21109 N 98th Ave , Peoria [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
Water 101
Phoenix

Time: 2pm-3pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn more about where your water comes from, how water gets to us, how we use water, where it goes to and how Phoenix is planning for the future. Walk-ins are accepted as long as space permits.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.phoenix.gov/waterservices

More information and to register: (602) 261-8367

Location: Mesquite Library , 4525 E Paradise Village Pkwy , Phoenix [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
Growing Food Bearing Trees That Use Less Water
Phoenix

Time: 1pm-2pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Join us for this new workshop offered in partnership with Trees Matter. Trees have so many benefits including providing food year after year. Learn about selecting food-bearing trees while considering water savings through tree selection and watering techniques. Walk-ins are accepted as long as space permits.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.phoenix.gov/waterservices

More information and to register: (602) 261-8367

Location: Mesquite Library , 4525 E Paradise Village Pkwy , Phoenix [ Map ]

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020
Water 101
Phoenix

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn more about where your water comes from, how water gets to us, how we use water, where it goes to and how Phoenix is planning for the future. Walk-ins are accepted as long as space permits.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.phoenix.gov/waterservices

More information and to register: (602) 261-8367

Location: Ironwood Library , 4333 E Chandler Blvd, Phoenix [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020
Monsoon Tree Pruning
Glendale

Time: 10am-12pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Be prepared this monsoon season. In this class, a certified Arborist will share the do’s and don'ts of tree pruning for successful summer trees.

Cost: FREE

Website: www.greenliving@glendaleaz.com

More information and to register: Call 623-930-3760 or Register at: http://bit.ly/GreenClassRegister

Location: Glendale Main Library, 5959 W Brown St, Glendale [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020
Creating Your Own Oasis in the Desert - Part 1
Chandler

Time: 9am-12pm

Audience: Residents

Description: This 2-part series of classes will teach you the basics about landscaping in our desert. You will learn the concepts of design, how to plan for small spaces, the desert plant palette, plant selection and plant combinations.

Cost: FREE

Website: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=oej4dcgab&oeidk=a07egtehrlwc54b9827

More information and to register: Chandler Water Conservation City of Chandler Water Conservation 480-782-3580 conserve@chandleraz.gov

Location: ASU Chandler Innovation Center , 249 E Chicago St , Chandler [ Map ]

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020
History of the Sonoran Desert
Peoria

Time: 9:30am-11:30am

Audience: Residents

Description: Come join in the conversation and be inspired by the amazing history of our Sonoran desert environment. Learn who dug the first canals and the type of crops that grew from the Salt River. Learn about important historical figures too!

Cost: FREE

Website: http://www.peoriaaz.gov/recplace

More information and to register: 623-773-7137

Location: Sunrise Mountain Library , 21109 N 98th Ave , Peoria [ Map ]