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 transitioned to online settings for your safety-please be sure to register to reserve your spot!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020
DIY Drip System Troubleshooting & Repair
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Fall is a great time to tune up your drip system. If your irrigation system is giving you trouble and you don’t know why, this class will teach you how to troubleshoot and repair it like the pros. Learn how to identify the performance problems in your system and what to do about them.

Cost: Free, but registration is required

Website: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=oej4dcgab&oeidk=a07eh7eaqkxc5ba595e

More information and to register: Use above link to register, for additional information visit https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/water/water-conservation

Location: Online via Webex, , Chandler [ Map ]

Saturday, Sep 26, 2020
Irrigation Controller Basics
Peoria

Time: 9 am

Audience: Residents

Description: Did you know that your plants’ water needs change monthly, as should your irrigation controller settings? If you are unsure how to adjust your irrigation controller, this is the class for you. An irrigation and water efficiency expert will cover some basic functions and programing abilities of a typical irrigation controller.

Cost: Free, link goes live after the date and time above

Website: http://www.youtube.com/digitalpeoria

More information and to register: For more info visit conservation@peoriaaz.gov. No registration required, follow link above after date and time listed

Location: Online via YouTube, , Peoria [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 01, 2020
Smart Irrigation Controllers
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: A new generation of controller is available that automatically adjusts your irrigation schedule based on actual site and weather conditions. Learn how these controllers can prevent irrigation when it rains, apply more water to your landscape during unexpected hot and dry spells, and automatically adjust watering to reduce runoff from slopes.

Cost: Free, but registration is required

Website: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=oej4dcgab&oeidk=a07eh7ec6676efe5ed1

More information and to register: Use above link to register, for additional information visit https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/water/water-conservation

Location: Online via Webex, , Chandler [ Map ]

Saturday, Oct 03, 2020
Tree Pruning Basics
Peoria

Time: 9 am

Audience: Residents

Description: Is that cute young tree in the yard growing into a rangy blob? Pruning trees the wrong way or at the wrong time of year can be fatal. Learn from a certified arborist how to reduce the height and width of your tree without causing it harm.

Cost: Free, link goes live after the date and time above

Website: http://www.youtube.com/digitalpeoria

More information and to register: For more info visit conservation@peoriaaz.gov. No registration required, follow link above after date and time listed

Location: Online via YouTube, , Peoria [ Map ]

Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020
Water Conservation Class: Set Your Water Timer
Goodyear

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Is your irrigation controller controlling you? High water bills? Landscaping looking bad? Well take control of your controller and learn how to set it correctly and change it seasonally for your particular plants and soil type. Presented by Jonathan Manning , Certified Arborist

Cost: Free but registration required

Website: https://www.goodyearaz.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7574/603

More information and to register: Follow link above to register

Location: Online via Zoom, , Goodyear [ Map ]

Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020
Immunity Boosting Foods
Peoria

Time: 6 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Many whole foods that are found locally can pack an immune-boosting punch! Food and nutrition expert Melanie Albert of Experience Nutrition, will talk about fruits, veggies, and other foods that can naturally give your system a boost. She'll also prepare a delicious plant-based farm-to-table recipe to get you started.

Cost: Free, link goes live after the date and time above

Website: http://www.youtube.com/digitalpeoria

More information and to register: For more info visit conservation@peoriaaz.gov. No registration required, follow link above after date and time listed

Location: Online via YouTube, , Peoria [ Map ]

Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020
Composting
Glendale

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Discover how to turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into compost – a rich soil amendment. Help Mother Nature with her original recycle system. Learn about the tasks that go into producing and incorporating compost into your garden.

Cost: Free, but registration is required

Website: http://bit.ly/Compost7

More information and to register: Use above link to register, for additional information visit www.glendaleaz.com/waterconservation

Location: Online via Zoom, , Glendale [ Map ]

Saturday, Oct 10, 2020
Basic Yard Makeover
Chandler

Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Audience: Residents

Description: Tired of maintaining a grass lawn? Learn how to transform a grass yard into outdoor living spaces that are colorful, fragrant, interesting, cool and leisurely, child/pet-friendly, and sustainable. Learn easy step-by-step methods. You could even qualify for a rebate of up to $3,000.

Cost: Free, but registration is required

Website: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=oej4dcgab&oeidk=a07eh7eenvpb44a7228

More information and to register: Use above link to register, for additional information visit https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/water/water-conservation

Location: Online via Webex, , Chandler [ Map ]

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020
Part 1 -Vegetable Gardening Through the Seasons
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Get your garden growing in our unique desert environment. Discover the importance of soil preparation and how to overcome the challenges of our environment. Learn proper planting seasons and strategies, and resources for a bountiful harvest.

Cost: Free, but registration is required

Website: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=oej4dcgab&oeidk=a07eh7egc1503a21fce

More information and to register: Use above link to register, for additional information visit https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/water/water-conservation

Location: Online via Webex, , Chandler [ Map ]

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020
Water Conservation Class: Plants that Attract Hummingbirds and Butterflies
Goodyear

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: What could be more enchanting than colorful pollinators fluttering through your garden? Discover habitat needs and best plants to incorporate into your garden for attracting pollinators, as well as plants that allow them to complete their life cycle. Taught by Jonathan Manning, certified arborist.

Cost: Free but registration required

Website: https://www.goodyearaz.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7582/603

More information and to register: Follow link above to register

Location: Onlin via Zoom, , Goodyear [ Map ]