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CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT ROOSEVELT LAKE

September 30, 2017

[…] the lake a lot faster. No matter which path you plan to take, your desert oasis awaits! Looking for other places to explore in Arizona? Check out our complete list of Celebrate AZ Water articles to choose your next destination! This photo by Tamara C. is just one of over 1,000 submittals for our Spring 2014 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest. It […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER AT PUMPHOUSE COUNTY NATURAL AREA

July 17, 2018

If you’re looking to Celebrate AZ Water in cooler temperatures, there is a fascinating area located in Kachina Village approximately nine miles south of Flagstaff in Northern Arizona. What is the Pumphouse County Natural Area? Pumphouse County Natural Area encompasses 125 acres and includes a spring-fed wetland and one of the rarest wildlife habitats in Arizona. This area forms the headwaters […]

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Arizona Water Pioneers – Part 1 | Jack Swilling

April 30, 2019

[…] and incredible fortitude. If you’re interested in more history about the Salt River Valley, check out these blogs: History of Water in the Valley: Becoming One of the First Five Celebrate AZ Water – 100 Years Strong: SRP and Reclamation Partnership Helped Shape the West Celebrate AZ Water – Arizona Falls Showcases Art, History, and Technology Water – Use It Wisely […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER: ALAMO LAKE

August 25, 2017

We want you to Celebrate AZ Water at Alamo Lake. Some people say that Alamo Lake State Park is the “best kept secret” of the Arizona State Parks system. From the pictures that we have included here, which were part of Water – Use It Wisely’s 2013 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest, we think it looks pretty special, too. History of […]

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Wild Burros, possibly descended from burros brought to Alamo Lake by Spanish explorers

Celebrate AZ Water: Wetlands – The Buffer Zone Between Life and Loss

March 26, 2019

[…] you think of to help protect riparian areas in our state? Share your ideas on Twitter at #wetlands and #saveourwetlands. Looking for more adventures? Check out the rest of our Celebrate AZ Water articles. Water – Use It Wisely is proud to feature guest bloggers who write about topics related to water and water conservation. The author of this blog post, […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT LAKE MARY

July 21, 2017

[…] temperatures are always pleasant, and the lake’s scenery makes it one of the most popular recreational sites in the Flagstaff area. Looking for even more places to explore in Arizona? Celebrate AZ Water with us by visiting one or more of these other amazing destinations. This photo by C. Sullivan, is just one of over 1,000 entries for our Spring 2014 […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US ON THE SALT RIVER

April 29, 2018

[…] between the City of Phoenix and other partners is known as the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, and is definitely worth a visit! The photos featured are just a few of over 1,000 submittals for our Spring 2014 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest. Discover more water-worthy sites to visit across the state by checking out our Celebrate Arizona Water blogs. Whitewater rafting – Freda F.

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Imagine A Day Without Water With Our Resident Vandweller

October 23, 2019

In celebration of Imagine A Day Without Water, we profiled Zack – a man who lives every day with hardly any water. Zack lives in a van. While Zack’s van is not down by the river, his lifestyle provides a great lesson on water conservation and the impact of living minimally. Zack became a vandweller in July 2019 as a …

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER – HAWLEY LAKE

April 28, 2017

[…] sister lake, Earl Park. Laundry facilities are available if you are planning on a longer stay. P. Burcham captured this beautiful picture of Hawley Lake as part of our 2014 Celebrate AZ Water photo contest. The lake was partly formed by volcanic activity occurring millions of years ago, but has been artificially extended as a reservoir for downstream irrigation plus trout […]

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Journey Through the Pipes – What Happens to Wastewater?

December 4, 2018

[…] standards are stringent, and the water is highly treated. You may also be interested in these articles, to see how reclaimed water is being put to use for recreational opportunities: Celebrate AZ Water at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch Celebrate AZ Water at Tres Rios Wetlands Angela Lucci is a Regulatory Compliance Analyst with the City of Surprise, AZ, one of 20 Water […]

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Six Activities to Teach Kids About Water

October 30, 2018

[…] lakes, or streams are nearby, it’s the perfect time to connect water and nature. Arizona has an abundance of water destinations to visit and we feature them in our monthly Celebrate AZ Water blogs. Plant a rain garden Rainwater harvesting is a great way to save on your outdoor water use and it helps to keep fertilizers or other pollutants from […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER AT ROGERS LAKE: WHERE DID IT COME FROM, WHERE DOES IT GO?

August 24, 2018

[…] water, we’d be sipping a soupçon of Rogers Lake. But just like you, I rarely get my druthers! Want to explore other great water destinations in Arizona? Check out our Celebrate AZ Water archives and choose your next adventure. This article, which originally appeared on June 28, 2018, is being reprinted with permission. Thanks to AZ Daily Sun for allowing us to […]

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