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The history of water in the valley captured through art and conservation

Post Date:07/06/2016 10:19 AM
  • Lead Learn about where Arizona gets its water through art and conservation workshops at the Main Library.

The City of Mesa Library will be hosting three water conservation events.  "The History of Water in Valley” presented by the Salt River Project will be held on Thurs., July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro Room.   

This educational program will take you on a historical journey through one of the oldest reclamation projects in the U.S. and share information about forest and watershed restoration programs.  The City of Mesa Water Resources and Water Conservation staff will also be on hand to provide additional information. 

Throughout the entire month of July Mesa Library will be showcasing oil paintings by New York artist, Tony Winters.  The exhibit is called “Desert River/City River” celebrating the rivers that bring life to the Valley of the Sun.  The exhibit can be found on the second floor of the Main Library.

Starting on August 23 at 6 p.m., the Main Library will be hosting a 6-week workshop “Hydrate Mesa,” presented by the Watershed Management Group.  These workshops will show residents how to make the most of our desert water resources.  Topics include: hydrate your community, hydrate your plants, hydrate your yard, hydrate your food, hydrate your soil, and hydrate with greywater.  Check the Events Calendar to view room location of workshops.

For more information about these events and programs please visit the Events Calendar at: or call (480) 644-3100.



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