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One Water Brewing Showcase
This one-of-a-kind event brings Scottsdale residents and visitors a chance to participate in the world’s first showcase featuring beer made exclusively with ultra-purified, recycled water from Scottsdale’s Advance Water Treatment Plant.
Scottsdale Water targets irrigation inefficiency and leaks with enhanced rebates
Scottsdale Water enhanced its citywide efforts to encourage residents and businesses to achieve long-term water savings by boosting rebates that support customers in optimizing their irrigation systems, combating wasteful leaks, and upgrading their landscape.
Scottsdale Water official named Arizona Operations Leader of the Year
Scottsdale Water official named Arizona Operations Leader of the Year while the Division wins eight safety awards at AZ Water Conference.
Scottsdale Water recognized for energy-savings program
APS presented the city with a check worth $137,926.80 for Scottsdale Water’s participation in the APS Peak Solutions energy savings program last summer. Since program inception in 2009, Scottsdale Water has received more than $1.3 million for its energy saving efforts.
Scottsdale Water receives recognition at 2022 WateReuse Symposium
Scottsdale asks residents to use five percent less water and conserve more
Scottsdale is asking all residents, businesses and visitors to conserve their water usage by at least five percent as the state is now officially in Tier One of a Colorado River supply shortage.
Protect your home's pipes during freezing temperatures
Be sure to protect your pipes this winter as temperatures drop into the 30s.
Water hauling to halt January 2023 for non-residential customers
In response to the water supply shortage on the Colorado River and the activation of Stage One of Scottsdale’s Drought Management Plan, Scottsdale Water will stop water hauling services for customers residing outside the city’s boundary.
With 3 billion gallons saved, Scottsdale parks maintain focus on water conservation
This success is attributed to turf conversion, upgraded technologies and systems.
Scottsdale declares “Stage 1” of its Drought Management Plan
Scottsdale City Manager Jim Thompson officially declared “Stage 1” of the city’s Drought Management Plan on Aug. 17 as a direct result of the Colorado River Tier 1 shortage declared by the Bureau of Reclamation.
Scottsdale Water directors win Person of the Year Award
Scottsdale water directors win person of the year award
Scottsdale residents can save money with WaterSmart and rebate programs
City of Scottsdale residents can save money with WaterSmart and the 2021/2022 rebate program now underway.
Scottsdale Water partners with military SkillBridge Program
SkillBridge is a Department of Defense opportunity that matches civilian opportunities to job training and work experience at the end of military service.
Scottsdale Water receives check for reducing energy
For the 11th year in a row Scottsdale Water participated in the APS Peak Solutions energy savings program, earning a check worth $121,030. Since program inception in 2009, Scottsdale Water has received $1,235,685 for its energy saving efforts.
Scottsdale Water recognized at annual AZ Water Conference
Scottsdale Water was recently honored for multiple awards at the 94th AZ Water Conference and Exhibition held this past April.
Scottsdale residents and businesses will not be affected by anticipated Colorado River cuts
Although the anticipated Colorado River water shortage will result in cuts to Arizona’s share of the river, Scottsdale residents and businesses will not see any restrictions or changes to their supply.
Governor appoints Scottsdale Water executive director to prestigious commission
Gov. Doug Ducey recently appointed Scottsdale Water Executive Director Brian Biesemeyer to serve as a commissioner on the Arizona Water Protection Fund.
Public Notice - Water: Land Use Assumptions & Infrastructure Improvement Plan
The City of Scottsdale hereby gives notice of a public hearing to be held at the regularly scheduled City Council meeting on May 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in the Kiva in City Hall, 3939 Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, Arizona in connection with the City’s intention to modify the Land Use Assumptions report and Infrastructure Improvement Plan report.
Scottsdale Water awarded $1.5 million sustainability grant
Scottsdale Water – the city’s municipal water and sewer utility – has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to support the city’s long-term water supply sustainability program.
Scottsdale celebrates Thank a Water Hero Day
While millions of Americans were under a stay-at-home order, water employees throughout Arizona continued to provide our communities the most essential service – water.
Scottsdale Water helping APS keep the power on
If you think turning down your thermostat when it’s 117 degrees outside is tough, imagine reducing the load of the largest electricity user of all city departments combined – Scottsdale Water.
Save money and water with rebates from Scottsdale Water
Scottsdale Water has rebates available to help customers save water and money inside and outside their homes.
Scottsdale Water recognized for safety, professional achievements
Eight facilities and teams honored for not losing more than one workday due to injury.
Scottsdale Road water line project begins May 18
This project will require traffic restrictions on Scottsdale Road from Princess Blvd. to Mayo Blvd.
Scottsdale celebrates Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week
To celebrate the people at the center of one of our most essential industries, Scottsdale is proud to acknowledge the week of April 13, 2020, as Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week.
An important Do and Don’t from Scottsdale Water during COVID-19 pandemic
In this time of uncertainty and misinformation, Scottsdale Water is issuing two big Dos and Don’ts for customers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cheers! Breweries serving craft beer from recycled water
Ten of the Valley’s most popular craft breweries are now serving specialty beers brewed with recycled water.
Scottsdale Water Recognized for Championing Sustainability
Scottsdale Water was recognized with the Sustainability Champion Award on Sept. 21 at Arizona Forward’s 39th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards and 50th anniversary gala in Phoenix, Arizona.
Scottsdale Water issued Arizona’s first permit for direct use of recycled water
Upcoming event will showcase the purity of advanced treated recycled water.
Water rebate program updates mean more money for customers
Scottsdale Water is increasing warm-season turf removal rebate maximums for both residential and commercial customers
Waste turned to energy
New RNG facility that turns wastewater solids into clean, renewable gas begins selling natural gas.
Scottsdale Water recognized at annual AZ Water Conference
City utility wins multiple individual, innovation and safety awards.
Trailer serves up cold water at city events
Water trailer and bottle filling stations encourage residents and visitors to bring their reusable bottles while on the go in Scottsdale.
Scottsdale Water focus of EPA best practices publication
EPA releases case study highlighting Scottsdale Water's management achievements.
Energy management rebates to Scottsdale Water top $1 million
Incentive check brings Scottsdale Water’s total APS rebates to over $1 million in less than 10 years.

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