APW Sponsors

Arizona Project WET thrives due to the generous contributions of government agencies, private companies, corporations, foundations and nongovernmental organizations who share in the conviction that water is life and education empowers. The support of these sponsors boldly proclaims that APW equips teachers and students to protect, conserve, and manage water resources by providing programs, instruction, resources and teaching tools that impart best educational practices. Water stewardship is a community ethic built through strong relationships and sustained partnerships.

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Freeport McMoRan

RESOURCES THAT FUEL GLOBAL GROWTH Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets, significant oil and gas resources and a growing production profile.
Freeport McMoRan supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies, Arizona Water Festival
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City of Surprise

The city of Surprise is committed to growing a community that is sensitive to the environment, from improving air quality to conserving the desert’s most precious resource- water.
City of Surprise supports these APW Programs: Aqua STEM Program

EPCOR WATER

Our mission is to make life better in our communities by providing clean water and safe, reliable electricity. Our vision is to be a premier North American essential services company, providing great tasting drinking water, clean wastewater and safe, reliable electricity in an environmentally responsible manner.
EPCOR WATER supports these APW Programs: Aqua STEM Program, Teacher Academies, Arizona Water Festival

The Santa Fe Ranch Foundation

The Santa Fe Ranch Foundation is dedicated to: the conservation and preservation of the land and its non-renewable resources; to agriculture and its role in our daily lives; and to science, social studies, physical and health education.
The Santa Fe Ranch Foundation supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

Wis-Pak

Wis-Pak supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival
Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation

Pima County Natural Resorces, Parks and Recreation

From caring for stately saguaros in Tucson Mountain Park to overseeing after-school recreation programs, we add a vital dimension to the lives of our residents and visitors. We invite you to hike and play in our parks or take one of the many classes we offer. Our mission: leading community efforts to conserve the Sonoran Desert and enhance the urban environment while providing quality recreational, educational, and leisure activities.
Pima County Natural Resorces, Parks and Recreation supports these APW Programs:
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University of Arizona- CERCLL

CERCLL serves as a unique local, regional, and national resource for scholars, academic professionals, teachers and others interested in improving our nation’s capacity to deliver high-quality, pedagogically-sound, and cost-effective instruction in foreign languages.

2019-first small grant for preliminary work with Beyond the Mirage and digital literacy.


University of Arizona- CERCLL supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies
Nissan

Nissan

Nissan supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

City of Flagstaff Water Services

The City of Flagstaff Utility's mission is to professionally and cost-effectively provide water, wastewater and stormwater services that meet the present and future environmental, health, and safety needs of the community.
City of Flagstaff Water Services supports these APW Programs: Aqua STEM Program, Arizona Water Festival, School Water Audit Program
Town of Payson

Town of Payson Water Department

The Town of Payson Water Department is a public water utility that supplies drinking water to approximately 16,000 people within a 19.5 square mile area. The water system includes 42 active production wells, over 8 million gallons of storage capacity, over 180 miles of distribution lines, booster-pumping stations, a groundwater recharge project, and water treatment facilities.
Town of Payson Water Department supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

City of Tempe

The City of Tempe seeks to support our excellent schools and teachers with high-quality science education focused on Arizona’s precious water resources and how to manage them.
City of Tempe supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

USGS

Science for a changing world
USGS supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

City of Yuma

The City of Yuma Public Works Department is responsible for water delivery and prides itself on the fact that their water quality is high. Every year they conduct more than 4,000 tests for 240 different contaminants at source water locations and throughout their water system.
City of Yuma supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies, Arizona Water Festival

City of Chandler

Careful management of water has allowed the City to prosper in a desert setting. Even though Chandler has an adequate supply of water, we need to use our most precious resource wisely. Our practices today will have profound effects on the future.
City of Chandler supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies, Water Scene Investigation, Arizona Water Festival
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Carollo Engineers

"Dedicated to creative, responsive, quality solutions to those we serve."
Carollo Engineers supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival
City of Scottsdale

City of Scottsdale

In 1888, U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield Scott visited the Salt River Valley, was impressed with its potential, and subsequently made a down payment on 640 acres to start a farming operation. Scott's purchase, near the heart of present-day downtown Scottsdale, would be the impetus for the development of the city that bears his name. Scottsdale "The West's Most Western Town" was incorporated in 1951 with a population of only 2,000 and is now called home to more than 223,000 people. The Water Conservation division of Scottsdale's Water Resources Department helps ensure that they will be able to maintain the quality of life their citizens have come to enjoy in the great Sonoran Desert through best water management practices.
City of Scottsdale supports these APW Programs: School Water Audit Program

Dumpsters.com

Dumpsters.com supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival
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Arizona Hydrological Society

Formed in 1985, AHS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing hydrology and water resource research, planning, and development. We not only provide an open forum for professionals to exchange information, but we also support public understanding, education, and training in the science and technology of hydrology and water resources. An important part of AHS’ mission is promoting the responsible use, management, and preservation of water resources in the arid southwest. AHS is also dedicated to helping establish standards for the practice of hydrology as a profession. To support these goals, AHS funds meetings, scholarships, grants, symposia, and other outreach and educational activities.
Arizona Hydrological Society supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies
Bureau of Reclamation

Bureau of Reclamation

The mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
Bureau of Reclamation supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies, Arizona Water Festival

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Liberty Utilities

Liberty Utilities, whose parent company is Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp., is a values-driven company. Our brand values shape our corporate culture and unite our national, collective efforts to deliver quality water, gas and water distribution services to small and mid-sized communities across the United States.
Liberty Utilities supports these APW Programs: Water Scene Investigation, Arizona Water Festival, School Water Audit Program

City of Avondale

Avondale: a city of variety, vitality, and values, whose citizens pursue an active role in molding a great place to live, work,and play, in a manner respectful of the city’s rich history, growing culture, and invaluable natural resources. With its focus on the quality of life of residents and visitors, Avondale offers nearly 200 acres of parks and 7.5 miles of lakeside trails for active and passive activities.
City of Avondale supports these APW Programs: Water Scene Investigation, Arizona Water Festival
City of Peoria

City of Peoria

The City of Peoria's mission statement is to provide excellent municipal services by anticipating community needs, creating partnerships, promoting sustainability and embracing diversity. Founded by settlers from Illinois in 1886, this onetime farming community was one of the nation’s fastest growing cities during the recent growth boom. Officially incorporated in 1954, the city has grown from the original one square mile in Oldtown Peoria to more than 176 square miles of beautiful Sonoran desert in both Maricopa and Yavapai counties.
City of Peoria supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies, Arizona Water Festival

Town of Gilbert

Gilbert, the "Golden Rule Town," is home to approximately 208,453 people. Three school districts serve the children of Gilbert: Gilbert Public Schools District, Chandler School District, and Higley School District. Two utilities serve Gilbert residents and businesses: Arizona Public Service, which serves a four square mile area of central Gilbert, and the Salt River Project, which provides electricity to the rest of Gilbert and several industrial parks. Wastewater is treated by the Gilbert Utilities Department.
Town of Gilbert supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

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Tucson Water

Tucson Water

Tucson Water is a public water utility committed to ensuring that customers receive high quality water and excellent service in a safe, reliable, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner. Tucson Water and Arizona Project WET established their first Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) in 2006. Since then, APW has engaged 1,600 teachers who reach 100,000 students in professional development. APW provided direct instruction to 105,000 students, and reached an additional 20,000 adults in public outreach events.
Tucson Water supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies, Water Scene Investigation, Arizona Water Festival, School Water Audit Program
Arizona Department of Water Resources

Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR)

In 1980, the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) was created to secure long-term dependable water supplies for Arizona's communities. The Department: - administers and enforces Arizona’s groundwater code, and surface water rights laws (except those related to water quality); - negotiates with external political entities to protect Arizona's Colorado River water supply; - oversees the use of surface and groundwater resources under state jurisdiction, and - represents Arizona in discussions of water rights with the federal government.
Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) supports these APW Programs: Aqua STEM Program, Teacher Academies, Water Scene Investigation, Arizona Water Festival

The Abbott Fund

"A Promise for Life" is our commitment-what we believe in and what we value-reminding us of why our work matters to the people we serve.
The Abbott Fund supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival
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Salt River Project

As one of Arizona's largest utilities, Salt River Project has delivered low-cost, reliable power and water for more than 100 years.
Salt River Project supports these APW Programs: Aqua STEM Program, Teacher Academies, Water Scene Investigation, School Water Audit Program
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Central Arizona Project

Central Arizona Project (CAP) is the steward of central Arizona's Colorado River water entitlement and a collaborative leader in Arizona's water community. The CAP aqueduct system was engineered to deliver an average of 1.5 million acre-feet of water per year to central and southern Arizona, including the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. The canal system stretches 336 miles across the state, lifts the water more than 2,900 vertical feet, and incorporates control structures and pumping plants to regulate the flow of water.
Central Arizona Project supports these APW Programs: Teacher Academies
Global Water

Global Water

Global Water was founded to aggregate and consolidate small to medium-sized water and wastewater utilities in the southwestern United States. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Global Water has assembled a board of directors and investors with specific and relevant experience in utility consolidation, finance, and operations management.
Global Water supports these APW Programs: Arizona Water Festival

Arizona Project WET Sponsors