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City of Avondale's Wetlands and Recharge Facility Technical Tour
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The Water Resources Committee is sponsoring a tour of the City of Avondale's Wetlands also known as the Crystal Gardens Water Treatment Facility. The facility is designed to pre-treat the City's Salt River Project and Central Arizona Project surface water allocations before it is recharged for recovery. The Wetlands consists of 72 acres of treated cells that are separated into three systems. Two PDH's will be awarded for attending. Participation is limited to the first 30 registrants.

12/5/2017
When: Tuesday December 5th, 2017
From 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Where: City of Avondale's Municipal Operations Service Center
399 E. Lower Buckeye Road
Avondale, Arizona  85323
United States
Presenter: Lacey James
Contact: Lacey James
623-333-4447


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The City of Avondale Wetlands and Recharge Facility Technical tour will visit the Crystal Gardens Water Treatment facility which is designed to pre-treat the City's Salt River Project (SRP) and Central Arizona Project (CAP) surface water allocations before it is recharged for recovery.  The primary goal of the City's Wetlands is to reduce the number of nitrates from upstream uses.  The Wetland's consists of 72 acres of treatment cells that are separated into three systems.  Water flows into the Wetlands from an SRP canal.  After passing through the treatment cells, the water then flows through an underground pipeline to the McDowell Recharge Facility along the east bank of the Aqua Fria River.

 

This event costs $20 for members and $30 for non-members.  Seating is limited to the first 30 registrants. Two Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be awarded for attending this event.

 

Event Schedule:

  • Tuesday December 5th, 2017
  • Tour from 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.

 

Event Location Details:

 

      Address:

339 E. Lower Buckeye Road

Avondale, AZ 85323

 

Driving Instructions:

  • Take the I-10 west and exit south on Avondale Boulevard.
  • Turn west on Lower Buckeye Road.
  • The City of Avondale Municipal Operations Service Center (MOSC) is located on the south side of Lower Buckeye Road.
  • Use the south parking lot of the MOSC building.

 

Special Notes:

  1. Check-in: 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM
  2. Bus Departure:  9:15 AM
  3. Bus Return:  11:00 AM

 

AvondaleWetlandsTourFlyer17_.pdf

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