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Water Conservation
Agricultural Water Management

The Water Conservation & Agricultural Water Management issues that Arizona Extension Faculty and Staff are addressing include:

bullet Water Appropriation
bullet Groundwater Quantity, Overdrafting
bullet Agricultural Water Quality
bulletWater Conservation In and Around the Home

Program Planning
This page describes the strategic-planning components for the Water Conservation & Agricultural Water Management theme.
Water Education for Teachers logo Arizona Project WET
Project WET is an interdisciplinary, supplementary water education program for Arizona educators. WET provides teaching aids for kindergarteners through 12th graders. Information about the Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Curriculum for grades 9-12 is also available on the site.
Low 4 program
The Low 4/Pima County Cooperative Extension Program is a landscape water conservation program that was initiated in 1990. Since education is the key to long-term landscape water savings, the Low 4 Program provides education and training to members of the Green Industry, property managers and the residential community. Activities include workshops, seminars, and field instruction. This project is funded by Tucson Water and other grants.
UA site for WaterSmart program
Water$mart is a program designed to educate homeowners about landscape water conservation and xeriscape. The two or three hour workshops are usually held on Saturdays and cover: 1) Irrigation Timer Use, 2) Desert Landscaping, 3) Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use, and 4) Hands-On Drip Irrigation.
UA site for Water Wise program
This web page contains tips for saving water indoors and outdoors. These water wise ideas can not only help you save money on your water bill, but also benefit the community by conserving this precious resource.Water Wise is a public/privately funded University of Arizona Cooperative Extension program.
ACIS (Arizona Crop Information Site) Irrigation Information Page
The mission of this site is to provide visitors with independent, research-based information on the use of water for growing crops on the farm and in the backyard.
Arizona Rangelands: Pasture and Irrigation Management
This page discusses irrigation systems available for pastures, and when and how much to irrigate.
Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas (SAHRA)
SAHRA's mission is to promote sustainable management of water resources in semi-arid regions. Site includes a web-based interactive program to learn about water conservation in and around the home: Residential Water Conservation.
Educational Resources
This page lists, by educational material type, the educational resources available through the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension to support the Water Conservation & Agricultural Water Management theme. Educational materials include fact sheets, tabletop displays, software, and videos.
Other resources
This page provides links to other sources of information.

Website is maintained by: Dr. Kitt Farrell-Poe
Site last updated: 05-Sep-2003

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