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KVOI

09/19/2015

Mi Casa es Su Casa podcast

Program manager, James DeRoussel, shares the work of WMG on KVOI's Mi Casa es Su Casa show. The segment runs from approximately 02:00 - 10:30.

09/17/2015

Watershed Management Group pioneered a Green Infrastructure project along Jalisco Blvd in San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico. This project was completed in collaboration with COCEF-BECC, NADBANK, Municipio de SLRC and the invaluable... Read more

In this January 2015 file photo, Sabino Creek flows and forms pools in Sabino Canyon, with rock ridges towering above.

Arizona Daily Star

09/14/2015

If you remember Sabino Creek when it was wetter than now, a Tucson conservation group wants your story.

“Once Upon a Creek,” a public program on Thursday, Sept. 17, will let residents share their stories of the creek and conservationists... Read more

Rain gardens can supply all the water needed to grow healthy native trees to shade your yard. (Source: Watershed Management Group)

Tucson News Now

08/26/2015

A lot of residents like seeing monsoon rain, but not inside their houses. However, with flash floods and hail storms, it can and does happen here in southern Arizona.

With some simple gardening and landscape changes residents can make to... Read more

Primera Iglesia Metodista Unida is one of the oldest faith communities in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo: Chris Williams/12News)

12 News

08/26/2015

An Arizona group's efforts to conserve and redirect water have made rainy days even more of a blessing for a Phoenix church.

Water Management Group's design is helping the congregation's land flourish.

Primera Iglesia Metodista... Read more

Rainwater harvesting systems such as this one at Jan Schwartz and Judith McDaniel’s home are part of the Homescape Harvest Tour.

Arizona Daily Star

08/22/2015

Jan Schwartz feels she and partner, Judith McDaniel, are all set for retirement.

The 1999 house they bought in 2002 has been insulated with cork walls and roof. The solar panels save on the electrical bills.

The water-harvesting... Read more

Green Living Magazine

08/14/2015

The summer is now approaching its later months and Arizona is preparing for the monsoon season. Everyone living in the desert knows how beautiful it can be, but they also know how precious water is. Now that the monsoon season is upon us, why not... Read more

KVOA

08/04/2015

KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

TUCSON -  In some places, like California, immediate changes are being made amid a severe drought. However, here in a desert region that is lucky to get 12 inches of rain in a year, our water demand has... Read more

Humble Water Goddess

Tucson Green Magazine

08/01/2015

It took a wanderer's existence to help Lisa Shipek realize she wanted roots, and now she's putting them down deep in Tucson and soaking them with harvested rain water.

The 29-year-old executive director of the local nonprofit Watershed... Read more

Al Jazeera

06/18/2015

TUCSON, Ariz. — Schoolteacher Terry Anderson took a break in the shade of a mesquite tree in her front yard as a team of volunteers from a local nonprofit put the finishing touches on a morning's work to help her capture water from the desert... Read more

Tucson Weekly

05/27/2015

This April, the Living Streets Alliance partnered with the City of Tucson to host their annual bike-centric event, The Bike Fest. This year marked the largest Fest yet, with 75 events taking place all April and 20 plus businesses showing support... Read more

amwua

05/25/2015

Desert dwellers love a good rain, but cities long considered stormwater runoff a nuisance. Cities built massive infrastructures to drain it away quickly before it could flood streets and yards. In the Phoenix Metro Area most storm drain systems... Read more

Picture of WMG Living Lab and Learning Center

Tucson News Now

05/19/2015

Today at City Hall in downtown Tucson, the Mayor and City Council will hold a public hearing on the potential water rate increases for Tucson Water customers. (...)

Tucson Water says water conservation can save a homeowner ten percent on... Read more

Lisa'a bicycle at Watershed Management Group headquarters

News4Tucson (KVOA)

05/07/2015

Sun Rideshare is offering up incentives to use alternate modes of transportation.

The Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to release new pollution standards in October, which could potentially put Tucson in non-attainment if it... Read more

Conceptual Site Plan

KXCI

03/25/2015

This week’s interview on The Weekly Green, is with the ever so hilarious Kieran Sikdar, Program Manager, from Watershed Management Group. Listen to Kieran tell us all about WMG’s Consulting Services.

From WMG’s site: “Get expert advice... Read more

Poo to Peaches book cover

AZ Daily Star

02/21/2015

Everybody poops.

There are plenty of books that say so.

But not everybody composts their waste to fertilize their trees.

That’s why Watershed Management Group has written a children’s book for preschool and elementary-age... Read more

The San Juan Generating Station

Tucson Weekly

02/05/2015

A coalition of state environmental, community and business groups, including the Sierra Club, Tierra Y Libertad Organization, Robert Bulechek Energy Management, Borderlands Brewing Co., Solar Possibilities Consulting, Sustainable Tucson, Casa... Read more

Co-op group moving a cistern.

KXCI

01/08/2015

This week on The Weekly Green, Gretchen interviews Kieran Sikdar, Program Manager at Watershed Management Group, here in Tucson. They discuss WMG’s Co-op program.

The Co-op program utilizes a “barn raising” model. Volunteers participate... Read more

Catlow Shipek advises Ronni Kotwica about water harvesting and landscaping at her midtown home, which is has been inundated with accumulated rainfall accumulation and runoff.
Catlow Shipek, a senior program manager with Watershed Management Group, sketches a possible water harvesting and landscape plan after a consultation.

Arizona Daily Star

12/06/2014

Heavy rain floods the midtown street where Ronni and Roland Kotwica live, causing water to lap close to the front door.

“We get inundated with water,” Ronni Kotwica explains. Two years ago they laid sandbags in front of their house... Read more

Not a fan of the cylindrical shape? Reinforced-concrete, or ferrocement, structures allow for more flexibility.
One of two water-harvesting storage tanks at Kay Baumann’s home. It matches the flagstones, rock planters.

Arizona Daily Star

11/23/2014

Randy Young, a Tucson general contractor and master auto mechanic, is working on a rainwater-harvesting modular system of concrete walls that could be built throughout the landscape.

Young calls his idea Walls 2.0, which could turn “... Read more

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