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

Saturday, Feb 04, 2023
Smart Irrigation Controllers
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Smart controllers automatically adjust your irrigation schedule by not watering when it rains, applying more water during the hot dry summer, and reducing runoff on slopes through cycle and soaking. Learn how to program you smart controller to water efficiently based on you landscapes design, the type of plants, and weather conditions.

Cost: Free

Website: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ejiizvpg83aa7a11&oseq=&c=&ch=

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

Location: Chandler Public Library - DowntownSunset Library , 4930 W. Ray Rd., Chandler [ Map ]

Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023
Resilient Landscapes for Drought
Goodyear

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: You may have heard about the extended drought in the desert southwest. Learn best landscape maintenance practices and plant selection strategies to keep your yard thriving in spite of the continued drought.

Cost: Free

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More information and to register: Register at using the link above or at goodyearaz.gov/waterclasses for more classes!

Location: Goodyear Recreation Center or Virtual, 420 Estrella Pkwy, Goodyear [ Map ]

Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023
Resilient Landscapes for Drought
Avondale

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: You may have heard about the extended drought in the desert southwest. Learn best landscape maintenance practices and plant selection strategies to keep your yard thriving in spite of the continued drought. Class provided by Goodyear Water.

Cost: Free

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More information and to register: Register at using the link above or at goodyearaz.gov/waterclasses for more classes!

Location: Goodyear Recreation Center or Virtual, 420 Estrella Pkwy, Avondale [ Map ]

Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023
When in Drought, Conserve
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Multiple decades of drought and shortage should motivate us all to further examine our water use for long-term sustainability. This class provides tools and resources to determine if you are using more water than necessary as well as ways to effectively implement water savings into your daily activities.

Cost: Free

Website: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ejij4xb809ce2584&oseq=&c=&ch=

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

Location: Chandler Public Library - Downtown, 22 S. Delaware St., Chandler [ Map ]

Saturday, Feb 11, 2023
Vegetable Gardening in Peoria
Peoria

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Audience: Residents

Description: Nothing is tastier than a fresh meal made from homegrown vegetables. Learn which plants flourish locally and get gardening do's and don’ts that will help your plants thrive and provide this spring.

Cost: Free

Website: https://cityofpeoriaaz.perfectmind.com/24267/Marketing/BookMe4LandingPages/CoursesLandingPage?widgetId=15f6af07-39c5-473e-b053-96653f77a406&redirectedFromEmbededMode=False&courseId=77e54cab-ae55-40da-80cc-ffcbcb2271b0

More information and to register: Follow the direct link above for this course! To register for other Peoria's Green Living Sustainable University courses call (623) 773-7137 or visit www.peoriaaz.gov/recplace and select Adult Specialty Classes.

Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria [ Map ]

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Irrigation 101
Tempe

Time: 7 - 8pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Review the basics of outdoor watering efficiency. This workshop covers sprinklers, drip, bubblers, microbubblers and hose watering, along with a brief overview of earthworks and graywater systems.

Cost: Free

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More information and to register: Click the link above to register! The actual workshop link will be provided to you after registering and closer to the workshop date.

Location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams, , Tempe [ Map ]

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023
Your Desert Garden: How to Grow Fruits and Vegetables in the Desert
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener, growing food in the desert can be difficult. This class provides advice and tips on how to make your garden more productive in our desert climate. Learn how to design your garden to be water efficient, how to prep your soil, what & when to plant and how to maintain your fruit & vegetable garden.

Cost: Free

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

Location: Basha Library, 5990 S. Val Vista Dr. , Chandler [ Map ]

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023
How to Compost at Home
Chandler

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to turn your yard waste and organic food scraps into vital nutrients that recycle back into the soil. Compost soil reduces the need for water, additional fertilizers and reduces the amount of waste produced at home.

Cost: Free

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

Location: Hamilton Library, 3700 S Arizona Ave., Chandler [ Map ]

Saturday, Feb 25, 2023
Irrigation Maintenance and Anatomy of a Valve Box
Tempe

Time: 11 am - 12:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Get the basics on maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing residential irrigation systems and learn how to identify the various components of an irrigation valve box.

Cost: Free

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

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

Saturday, Mar 04, 2023
Recycling 101
Peoria

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Audience: Residents

Description: Do you ever look at the trash item in your hand and ask, can I recycle this? Recycling staff will walk you through what items are recycled in Peoria and what items have to stay in the trash. The more we can recycle right in Peoria the more waste we can divert from our landfills!

Cost: Free

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More information and to register: Follow the direct link above for this course! To register for other Peoria's Green Living Sustainable University courses call (623) 773-7137 or visit www.peoriaaz.gov/recplace and select Adult Specialty Classes.

Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria [ Map ]