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May 08, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Created by Arizona Project WET, the Arizona Water Festival (AWF) program has reached over 77,000 students statewide since the year 2000.
May 08, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET's Water Investigations Program (WIP) helps teachers transform their instructional practices through the integration of STEM disciplines.
May 08, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET's Water Scene Investigation (WSI) program in Maricopa County engaged 738 sixth grade students in the home water audit within the Gilbert and Higley School districts.
May 01, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET (APW) has partnered with Tucson Water (TW) to provide a series of self-guided tours at the Sweetwater Wetlands via smartphone.
Apr 03, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Beyond The Mirage, an innovative web-based experience, was selected as the winner of The New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge and walked away with the $100,000 grand prize.
Mar 27, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Tucson Water, Arizona Project WET (APW), and students from Wilson K-8 School recently completed a school water audit that was six years in the making.
Mar 13, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET's 4th Annual Gilbert Water Festival, which was held Thursday, March 5, drew 900 fourth graders from Gilbert Public Schools.
Feb 27, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | On Feb. 19, Casa Grande's 700 fourth graders gathered at the soccer fields outside Mesquite Elementary School to learn about Arizona's water resources during the Casa Grande Water Festival.
Feb 20, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Amphitheater Public Schools, Tucson Water and Arizona Project WET (APW) announce some pretty impressive numbers that have students across the state saving millions of gallons of water for their schools every year.
Feb 13, 2015 | Water Use It Wisely | The work of Arizona Project WET was featured in the Water Use It Wisely blog, written by Tina Sleep, a Water Resource Specialist with the City of Phoenix Water Services Department.
Feb 09, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Arizona Project WET (APW) needs volunteers to help fourth graders learn about water science and conservation using science models on Thursday, February 19 at the Casa Grande Water Festival. Volunteers will be grouped in teams with their friends, family, and colleagues, and be trained to use interactive models that help students learn using fun activities and games. Everything is provided, including activities, materials, games - even lunch! If you'd like to take part, please RSVP and attend one of the short volunteer training sessions offered on February 17 and 18. If you have a group of volunteers, you can schedule your own training. Contact Chuck Dugan (cld1@email.arizona.edu / (520) 836-5221 Ext. 210) to volunteer.
Jan 23, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | In 2014, the Water Resources Research Center's Arizona Project WET (APW) program teamed up with Pima Association of Governments (PAG) to help reach educators, children and their families about the importance of preventing stormwater pollution, which can adversely impact desert washes and wildlife.
Jan 16, 2015 | Water Resources Research Center | Last month, Arizona Project WET partnered up with the City of Yuma to hold a day-long water festival outdoors. At the festival, trained volunteers engaged 4th graders in an interactive and fun exploration of the groundwater system, watersheds, water conservation, and the water cycle.
Jan 13, 2015 | AZCentral.com | APW's Peoria Water Festival was featured in a segment on 12 News, and the video was uploaded to AZCentral.com
Dec 19, 2014 | UA@Work | On Jan. 9, the University of Arizona's Project WET performed a water audit of the Milwaukee Brewers Spring Training Camp location with students from Liberty Traditional School.
Dec 18, 2014 | UA@Work | In December, 120 Gilbert 6th grade students acted to conserve water while saving taxpayer's money with a hands-on learning assignment at Gilbert Civic Center. Learn more and watch a short video of the project here: http://www.gilbertaz.gov/Home/Components/News/News/753/17
Dec 17, 2014 | Town of Gilbert | Gilbert students are learning water conservation while saving taxpayer’s money this week with a hands-on learning assignment at Gilbert Town Hall. Settlers Point Elementary teamed up with University of Arizona’s “Project WET” to perform a water audit of municipal building faucets, replacing aerators with water-efficient ones.
Dec 11, 2014 | City of Yuma | Arizona Project WET promotes responsible water stewardship through education by reaching out to children in communities all across the state, including Yuma.
Oct 24, 2014 | Water Resources Research Center | On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, Tucson's Imago Dei Middle School installed a rainwater harvesting system designed by 16 of its own students in a real-world application of STEM education, through the collaborative efforts of Arizona Project WET, Blue Marble Institute, Tucson Water, Watershed Management Group and the National Girls Collaborative.
Florence Water Festival Check Presentation by Eyman Arizona State Prison Complex
Oct 24, 2014 | Water Resources Research Center | On Monday, October 20, 2014, Warden Ron Credio of the Eyman Arizona State Prison Complex presented University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Arizona project WET (APW) representatives with a check from their fundraiser conducted earlier in October.

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