Water Resource Research Center
- The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) is part of the National Institute for Water Resources (NIWR) network. NIWR plays a major role in addressing the unique water-related concerns of the individual states and the nation as a whole by providing a national platform for collaboration.The NIWR network represents the only authorized federal-state program focused on applied water resources research, education, training, and outreach.
Visit the Cobre Valley Water website from the WRRC.
Arizona Department of Water Resources Conservation Overview
Visit the Conservation Overview website
- To help Arizonans learn how to reduce water use, ADWR offers an assembly of tools to assist residents, businesses, communities and water providers in the design and implementation of comprehensive and proven conservation strategies. Remember, you choose how you use! Thank you for doing your part to use water efficiently.
For more information, visit the Arizona Department of Water Resources website.
Dictionary of Water Terms
Visit the USGS Dictionary of Water Terms
- Developed by the USGS, the Dictionary of Water Terms is list of water-related terms that will assist in reading most water-specific documents. The list is compiled from a number of sources and should not be considered an “official” U.S. Geological Survey water glossary.
For more information, visit the USGS website.
Handbook for Developing Watershed Plans to Restore and Protect Our Waters
Download the Handbook for Developing Watershed Plans – Published 2008
- This handbook helps communities, watershed organizations, and environmental agencies develop and implement watershed plans to meet water quality standards and protect water resources, and should be particularly useful to organizations that work to restore impaired or threatened waters.
For more information, visit the U.S Environmental Protection Agency website.
Slow It. Spread It. Sink It: A Homeowner’s Guide to Turning Runoff into a Resource
Download Slow It. Spread It. Sink It! – Published 2015
- This Guide was developed for educational purposes by the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County (RCD). The stormwater runoff improvement practices included in this guide are to be used as general guidelines and are not to be used as professional engineered specifications. Prior to implementation of ANY practices, seek technical assistance from a licensed professional engineer or landscape architect, and/or certified professionals in erosion and sediment control for specifications for these practices. Site-specific designs that address each individual site’s needs and constraints are essential.
For more information, visit the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County website.
Water Use It Wisely Kids Page
Visit the Water Use It Wisely Kids Page
- Collection of resources specifically for children to help them learn about water conservation. There are activities for kids and teachers, the Tip Tank game, and fun activities.
For more information, visit the Water Use It Wisely website