Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
The Upper Granite Creek Watershed Improvement project is funded through ADEQ’s Targeted Watershed Improvement Grant Program. ADEQ also provides guidance and technical support on this project.
Non-Point Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO)
The goal of the University of Arizona’s Non-Point Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) program is to educate land use decision-makers to make choices and take actions that will lessen non-point source pollution and protect natural resources. NEMO provides technical support to the Watershed Improvement Council including identifying likely pollution sources and prioritizing monitoring locations; analyzing water quality monitoring and physical watershed survey data; and educating and training council members and community volunteers.
Master Watershed Steward (MWS)
The University of Arizona’s Master Watershed Steward (MWS) program educates and trains citizens across the state of Arizona to serve as volunteers in the protection, restoration, monitoring, and conservation of their water and watersheds. The MWS program supports the Watershed Improvement Council by providing education and training to community volunteers who are conducting water quality monitoring and physical surveys of the Upper Granite Creek Watershed.