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

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022
Creating a Desert Oasis - Part 1
Chandler

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: This two-part series will teach you the basics about landscaping in our desert. You will learn the concepts of design, the desert plant palette, plant selection and plant combinations

Cost: Free

Website: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eja7rggt1ea3d3df&llr=oej4dcgab

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

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

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022
Creating Drought Resilient Landscapes
Glendale

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Is your landscape equipped to thrive in our dry climate? Increase the resiliency and health of your landscape, while saving time and water. Jonathan Manning, certified Arborist and local Nurseryman, will share the tricks of the trade.

Cost: Free

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-drought-resilient-landscapes-zoom-tickets-394479487767?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

More information and to register: This class is sponsored by the city of Glendale Water Services Department. In order to attend, you must register for this event using the link above and include an email address. Questions? Call 623-930-3535 or email oabu@glendaleaz.com.

Location: Online Event, Zoom, Glendale [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 13, 2022
Creating a Desert Oasis - Part 2
Chandler

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: This two-part series will teach you the basics about landscaping in our desert. You will learn the concepts of design, the desert plant palette, plant selection and plant combinations.

Cost: Free

Website: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eja7vtb974d6da7c&llr=oej4dcgab

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

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

Thursday, Oct 13, 2022
Hummingbird & Butterfly Gardens
Gilbert

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Residential landscapes can be great wildlife habitat. If you are interested in beautiful blooms that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, this class is for you. We’ll explore the numerous options for a colorful yard that is also water thrifty.

Cost: Workshops are free but registered is required.

Website: https://gilbertaz.gov/waterworkshops

More information and to register: Visit the link above to register for any of the Fall 2022 Residential Landscape Workshops from Gilbert Water Conservation!

Location: Southeast Regional Library - Assembly Room , 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 20, 2022
Drip Irrigation Design & Installation
Gilbert

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: If you are thinking about putting in a new drip irrigation system in your yard, this class can help you learn how to design and install an efficient drip irrigation system. Whether you plan on doing it yourself or hiring a professional, this class will boost your knowledge of what goes into designing and installing a drip irrigation system.

Cost: Workshops are free but registered is required.

Website: https://gilbertaz.gov/waterworkshops

More information and to register: Visit the link above to register for any of the Fall 2022 Residential Landscape Workshops from Gilbert Water Conservation!

Location: Southeast Regional Library - Assembly Room , 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert [ Map ]

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022
Container Gardening
Peoria

Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Audience: Residents

Description: Are you limited in yard space but want to grow plants? Join us as our garden guru talks about planting in containers, container types, potting mix, water, fertilizing, and plants that can thrive in containers in Arizona.

Cost: Free

Website: https://cityofpeoriaaz.perfectmind.com/24267/Marketing/BookMe4LandingPages/CoursesLandingPage?widgetId=15f6af07-39c5-473e-b053-96653f77a406&redirectedFromEmbededMode=False&courseId=5ef09ad4-5917-4d76-899a-5ecec21aebfe

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 Rec Center, 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd, Peoria [ Map ]

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022
Gilbert Water 101
Gilbert

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Have you been hearing a lot about drought and water shortage? Come learn how Gilbert has prepared for these conditions and is still able to grow because of our diverse and resilient water portfolio. Also, you will get to see how water is treated, recycled, and saved at our water, wastewater, and recharge facilities. We look forward to sharing with you how Gilbert works to provide a secure water future for the community.

Cost: Workshops are free but registered is required.

Website: https://gilbertaz.gov/waterworkshops

More information and to register: Visit the link above to register for any of the Fall 2022 Residential Landscape Workshops from Gilbert Water Conservation!

Location: Southeast Regional Library - Assembly Room , 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert [ Map ]

Saturday, Oct 22, 2022
Tree Pruning and Tool Care
Tempe

Time: 11 am - 12:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Watch Tempe’s Urban Forester demonstrate how to properly prune and maintain landscape trees for health and safety. Learn about the best tools for landscape care and proper maintenance to maintain tool longevity and plant health.

Cost: Free

Website: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=HFR9cvEK9kWr8zTCz0SD_mE1IPavWERDj61tfBktM9NURTQwRkxHSzQ4SElPWDdNSzdMQlFVUE9CTyQlQCN0PWcu

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

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

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022
Water-Wise Strategies for Vegetable Gardening
Glendale

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Master Gardener and Educator, Melissa Kruse-Peeples, will share how a water-wise edible garden can save money and produce a healthy harvest. This class will cover planting schedules, plant variety recommendations, and simple DIY techniques to save and recycle water.

Cost: Free

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-wise-strategies-for-vegetable-gardening-zoom-tickets-394494663157?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

More information and to register: This class is sponsored by the city of Glendale Water Services Department. In order to attend, you must register for this event using the link above and include an email address. Questions? Call 623-930-3535 or email oabu@glendaleaz.com.

Location: Online Event, Zoom, Glendale [ Map ]

Thursday, Oct 27, 2022
The ABCs of Landscape Watering
Gilbert

Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Audience: Residents

Description: On average 70% of your annual water use is outdoors in the landscape. 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.

Cost: Workshops are free but registered is required.

Website: https://gilbertaz.gov/waterworkshops

More information and to register: Visit the link above to register for any of the Fall 2022 Residential Landscape Workshops from Gilbert Water Conservation!

Location: Southeast Regional Library - Assembly Room , 775 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert [ Map ]