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.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020
Desert Lush Landscape Design for the Do-It-Yourself Homeowner : Part 2
Tempe

Time: 2pm-4pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to design a sustainable outdoor oasis in this two-part series. Instructor: Erin Hutton, Landscape Designer.

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 ]

Thursday, Mar 05, 2020
Troubleshooting Irrigation Systems/Landscape Watering
Avondale

Time: 6pm-8pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to identify and correct problems and maximize the efficiency of your irrigation and programming your irrigation timer.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.avondaleaz.gov/Home/Components/News/News/1910/768

More information and to register: Public Works Department at 623-333-4400 or email eavila@avondale.gov

Location: Avondale City Hall Building , 11465 W Civic Center Dr, Avondale [ Map ]

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
Composting 101
Tempe

Time: 6pm-7:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to turn yard waste and food scraps into vital nutrients for your garden soil. Compost helps soil retain water and can reduce the need to add commercial soil amendments and fertilizers. Instructor: Emily Heller, Master Gardener and farmer.

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
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, May 09, 2020
Smart Irrigation Controllers
Tempe

Time: 2pm-4pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to save up to 30% of your landscape water by using a self-adjusting smart irrigation controller. These controllers can adjust irrigation schedules based on specific site and weather conditions. Rebate of up to $500 is available. Instructor: Jeff Lee, irrigation specialist.

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, May 16, 2020
Do It Yourself Sprinkler System Design & Installation
Tempe

Time: 2pm-4:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Learn how to design, install and operate an efficient sprinkler system. You'll also explore the latest innovations in water efficient lawn watering equipment. Instructor: Jeff Lee, irrigation specialist.

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 ]

Thursday, Jun 11, 2020
Spanish Instruction on Watering and Pruning
Avondale

Time: 5pm-7pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Esta clase sera la base para entender la relaciĆ³n entre plantas, suelos y agua. Dividiendo el mantenimiento de plantas del desierto en dos categorias riego y poda.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.avondaleaz.gov/Home/Components/News/News/1910/768

More information and to register: Public Works Department at 623-333-4400 y eavila@avondale.gov

Location: Municipal Operations Service Center, 399 E Lower Buckeye Rd, Avondale [ Map ]

Saturday, Jun 13, 2020
ABC's to Yard Watering & Timer Programming
Tempe

Time: 2pm-4:30pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Wondering how long, how much and when to water your landscape? This class will take the mystery out of yard watering. Participants will also receive hands-on instruction on how to program irrigation controllers (timers). Instructor: Jeff Lee, irrigation specialist.

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: TBD Location in South Tempe, , Tempe [ Map ]

Thursday, Jun 18, 2020
Spanish Instruction on Watering and Pruning
Avondale

Time: 5pm-7pm

Audience: Residents

Description: Esta clase sera la base para entender la relaciĆ³n entre plantas, suelos y agua. Dividiendo el mantenimiento de plantas del desierto en dos categorias riego y poda.

Cost: FREE

Website: https://www.avondaleaz.gov/Home/Components/News/News/1910/768

More information and to register: Public Works Department at 623-333-4400 y eavila@avondale.gov

Location: Municipal Operations Service Center, 399 E Lower Buckeye Rd, Avondale [ Map ]