Participants of the Arizona Growing Water Smart Workshop, Round 1, Feb. 2020
Our Growing Water Smart Workshop brings local leaders together to craft action plans. Follow-up Technical Assistance helps implement them. Explore our resources and join the network of Growing Water Smart professionals scaling solutions to Arizona’s water challenges.
Since 2020, the Arizona Growing Water Smart Workshop has trained and helped leaders from 12 communities, serving nearly 21% of Arizona’s residents, to integrate water and land use planning.

 

Arizona Growing Water Smart Communities
 AZ Static Map June 2021

Join us! Apply to attend the next Growing Water Smart Workshop

Next Workshop March 2022

Location: Phoenix, AZ with a virtual backup as needed
Date: Tuesday, March 1–Thursday, March 3, 2022
Eligibility: Arizona counties and municipalities
Costs: The workshop is free. Participants cover their own travel. Some meals & lodging are provided

Please submit your application by November 15th, 2021

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Follow-Up Technical Assistance

Workshop participants are eligible to apply for up to $10,000 in follow-up technical assistance.

Proposals are due October 15th, 2021

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Recently completed Technical Assistance projects:
  • City of Casa Grande and Arizona Water Company contracted with Blossom, LLC, to develop a communications plan for the new demand management program.
  • Town of Florence contracted with the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center to draft sustainable water policy recommendations to be integrated into their general plan.
  • City of Avondale contracted with Carollo Engineers to update the water element of their comprehensive plan with information from their Integrated Water Utility Master Plan.
  • City of Apache Junction contracted with Carollo Engineers to develop a One Water approach for planned area developments.

 


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 attending an upcoming training or supporting our work?
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mail at climateresilience@sonoraninstitute.org

 

Featured Resources


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Webinar: Growing Water Smart Introduction
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Webinar: Water Smart Development – The Planners Role in Arizona
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Webinar: Exploratory Scenario Planning with Arizona APA
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