Class Information for Summer 2019, Free: WATER HISTORY AND CONSERVATION, Wednesday, August 7, 3-5pm, RH Johnson Lecture Hall (SF111)
This class will outline the timeline of Arizona water regulation, an overview of the Groundwater Code, Assured Water Supply program, the CAP canal and the recently approved Drought Contingency Plan. Water conservation tips will be shared, especially what steps homeowners can take to find and reduce water usage and waste inside and outside the home. Instructor Rick Obenshain is the Water Analyst for EPCOR Water (USA) Inc., working out of the Phoenix office. Rick is an Arizona native, born at the base hospital at Ft. Huachuca. He began his career as a water and wastewater system operator in 1985 and has worked in the water/environmental field for over 30 years. Rick retired from the AZ. Department of Water Resources and began his current position with EPCOR two weeks afterward. He enjoys teaching people of all ages about water and the environment and believes we all need to be better stewards of our Earth and its resources.