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Conservation Efforts

For Educators & Youth Leaders

Goodyear Public Works staff can help your school meet its own sustainability plans and support instructional objectives on environmental topics.

For more information on any of these offerings, call 623-932-3010 or email. Ask for Recycling or Water Conservation.

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At Your School

Professional Development & Resources

In the Community



At Your School - Instructional Resources


Staff can provide tools that support mathematical and scientific objectives related to measuring precipitation, irrigation, energy, and rates of change.

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Rain gauge and shower flow bag

Classroom Presentations

Sanitation staff can provide a 30-minute recycling and waste reduction presentation. Water Conservation will tailor presentations to grade levels and instructional objectives.

Sanitation workers making a presentation at an elementary school


Professional Development & Resources


Goodyear has a trained Arizona Project WET facilitator on staff. Request Project WET (K-12), Arizona Conserve Water (2-12), or Discover a Watershed: The Colorado River workshops of 6-12 hours. Staff can present shorter sessions designed to meet your needs on reusing and recycling solid or water resources.

Adult Classes

Attend the FREE Water Conservation Class series offered by Goodyear and other cities.

Water Conservation Classes - Pruning

School Water Audit

Engage teams or classes of students in monitoring water use on campus. Take steps to reduce school water use and reduce utility costs. City staff will help plan, instruct and provide simple tools and techniques, as requested.

Collecting water from the tap

Reclaimed Water

Consider switching water sources to reduce irrigation costs by 50% and keep more ground water in the ground! Have your facility manager contact us for information.

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Water Harvesting

Six hundred gallons run off a 1,000-square-foot roof during a one-inch rain storm. Capture and redirect it! Water Conservation staff have information and contacts.



In the Community


Bring water cycle and reuse discussions to life by scheduling a tour of a water campus or a water reclamation facility. Introductory lessons and hands-on activity at the site can be provided. Chaperoned classes of students 10 and above can be accommodated.

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Desert Dan Annual Campaign

Encourage your students to participate in the annual summer campaign to reduce peak water use. Equip them to be Desert Dan's Water Marshals in fighting Max(imum) Usage once classes end. Help them have fun practicing math and science. Contact us early to schedule presentations for your summer day camp.

Grant Resources

Call 623-932-3010 for suggestions or to discuss partnering to make Goodyear greener.


Last Updated: 6/14/2010

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749
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