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

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021
Save Money, Energy, and Water at Home
Glendale

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST

Audience: Residents

Description: The City of Glendale Water Services Department and SRP are teaming up to provide residents with easy tips on how to save money, energy, and water at home, while promoting comfort and livability. Bonus: Glendale residents that respond to an online survey, after the webinar, will be entered in a random drawing for a chance to win great efficient prizes for your home!

Cost: Free

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/save-money-energy-and-water-at-home-tickets-162699750333

More information and to register: For more information, contact Omone' Abu at 623-930-3535 or oabu@glendaleaz.com.

Location: Online Event, Online Event, Glendale [ Map ]

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021
Hydrate Your Soils
Phoenix

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Audience: Residents

Description: In this session, we'll be talking about soil health. We'll look at your soil characteristics, how to best work with the soil type you've got, and develop a resource plan to help create healthy and productive soils at your home. We'll be covering everything from composting to mulch to rainwater, greywater, and more. You're encouraged to bring extra paper, a writing utensil, and a thirst for soaking up water harvesting knowledge! To prepare for the site plan, take a few minutes to examine your soil quality at home, paying attention to: 1) Texture 2) Density 3) Moisture

Cost: Free

Website: https://watershedmg.org/event/hydrate-phoenix-hydrate-your-soils-1

More information and to register: Click the link above to register online!

Location: Online Event, , Phoenix [ Map ]

Thursday, Sep 30, 2021
Basic Yard/Lawn Makeover
Chandler

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Does your landscape need a makeover? Perhaps just a tune-up? This class will show you how to develop a plan for your yard and incorporate design elements. You’ll also learn about using colors, textures, and focal points to your advantage. Lawn removal/conversion will also be discussed along with rebates offered.

Cost: Free

Website: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eiaqswnte0a6d592&llr=oej4dcgab

More information and to register: Click the link above to register!

Location: Online Event, , Chandler [ Map ]

Saturday, Oct 02, 2021
Herb Gardening in the Desert
Peoria

Time: 9:00am

Audience: Residents

Description: Do you want to grow tasty herbs and culinary flavors in your own backyard? Join us for this virtual class as a gardening expert walks through the best herbs that are very successful in Arizona in the fall. Homegrown and fresh picked they add zest to salads, marinades and sauces. Learn how easy it is to grow these plants with tips on harvesting and using them to spice up your life.

Cost: Free

Website: https://www.youtube.com/c/DigitalPeoria/videos

More information and to register: Virtual classes will be available on the Peoria Facebook page or on http://www.youtube.com/digitalpeoria.

Location: Virtual, , Peoria [ Map ]

Wednesday, Oct 06, 2021
Hydrate with Greywater
Phoenix

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Audience: Residents

Description: In this session, we'll share desing considerations for gravity based greywater systems and laundry-to-landscape systems. We'll also touch on best practices for greywater reuse and show you how you can support a fruit tree or other vegetation with this recycled water.

Cost: Free

Website: https://watershedmg.org/event/virtual-hydrate-phoenix-hydrate-greywater

More information and to register: Click the link above to register online!

Location: Online Event, , Phoenix [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 07, 2021
Find and Fix Leaks Workshop
Scottsdale

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30PM

Audience: Residents

Description: Join us to get tips to find and fix leaks around the house. This workshop will take you through best practices and common problem areas to check when looking for leaks. Save water, money and empower yourself to be a leak detective!

Cost: Free

Website: https://cityofscottsdale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZZZ26C0oSF2LtRWSiTHjrg

More information and to register: Follow the link above to register for this workshop webinar!

Location: Online Event, , Scottsdale [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 07, 2021
Pruning for Fall and Winter
Goodyear

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn the basics of how, why, and when to prune your plants and trees ahead of the winter season. Instructor: Jon Manning, Certified Arborist

Cost: Free

Website: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=01rB09AUWUKyqe88-xMnj931ILIfLDVLu6yGWMCAaJRUNFZBRVI1QzRNUVVVTDFEOEJUSko4RFNVSS4u

More information and to register: To register online, click the link above!

Location: Online Event, , Goodyear [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 07, 2021
DIY Drip System Troubleshooting
Chandler

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Drip irrigation can be very efficient because it delivers the water very slowly. That also makes identifying problems a little tricky. Learn all the different components that go into a proper drip irrigation system. Learn the most common problems of a drip irrigation system and how to fix them.

Cost: Free

Website: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eiaqtpdkee7a5793&llr=oej4dcgab

More information and to register: Click the link above to register!

Location: Online Event, , Chandler [ Map ]

Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021
Cacti & Succulents For Desert Gardens
Chandler

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Get familiar with a wide variety of intriguing sculptural forms that can embellish your desert landscape. These plants are drought tolerant and low maintenance, yet provide a range of color, texture, and size – who could ask for more? Learn how to use them for maximum effect in your garden.

Cost: Free

Website: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eiaqtpdkee7a5793&llr=oej4dcgab

More information and to register: Click the link above to register!

Location: Online Event, , Chandler [ Map ]

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021
Bird-Friendly Backyard Habitats
Glendale

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM MST

Audience: Residents

Description: Grow native plants in your own landscape that will attract birds and other pollinators year-round. Jim Consolloy, an experienced gardener with Sonoran Audubon Society, will share a diversity of low-water-use plants to help you create an inviting wildlife sanctuary at home. This class is sponsored by the city of Glendale Water Services Department. In order to attend, you must register for this event and include an email address, so that you can obtain the Zoom login information. We have limited participant capacity via Zoom. Please cancel your registration if you are no longer able to attend to allow others the opportunity to sign up.

Cost: Free

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bird-friendly-backyard-habitats-tickets-162704135449

More information and to register: Questions? Call 623.930.3535 or email oabu@glendaleaz.com.

Location: Online Event, , Glendale [ Map ]