Phoenix Area Office - Programs & Activities

Program Development and Studies throughout Arizona

The Program Development Division of the Phoenix Area Office is responsible for water resource planning activities within its geographical area of responsibility throughout Arizona . The federal objective in water resource planning is to achieve a structured approach to water resource problem-solving and provide a rational framework for sound decision-making.

The Program Development Division works with communities, organizations, and states to assist them in the planning process; conducts general investigations, appraisal and feasibility studies; can provide technical assistance to states; and investigates opportunities for reuse of wastewater. 

Mary Reece
Manager, Program Development Division

More Information on the Water Resource Planning Processes

Below are listed current activities.
Click on the link for a brief description and to find a contact for more information.

Central Arizona Salinity Study - CASS WEBSITE
Central Yavapai Highlands Water Resources Management Study
Conserve To Enhance Program
East Valley Water Forum 
Gila Watershed Partnership
Green Valley Area Water Supply Study
Little Colorado River Watershed Study
Miscellaneous Flood Control
Mogollon Rim Water Resources Management Study
New Mexico Unit of the Central Arizona Project
Nogales Area Water Storage
North Central Arizona Water Supply Study 
Phoenix Metropolitan Water Reclamation and Reuse Project 
Salt River Valley Water Analysis and Resource Study
Lower Santa Cruz River Basin Study
Sierra Vista Subwatershed Feasibility Study – (Upper San Pedro Basin) 
Sierra Vista / Upper San Pedro Appraisal Study
Sierra Vista Water Reclamation Facility Effluent Recharge Project
Slow sand filtration (SSF) and reverse osmosis (RO) treatment
with associated concentrate disposal using halophyte irrigation
Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act (SAWARSA) - Effluent Utilization
Tucson Area Central Arizona Project System Reliability Investigation
Tucson Area Water Reclamation Study
Upper Gila New Mexico CAP Unit
Upper Gila River Watershed Restoration
West Salt River Valley Basin Study, West Valley Central Arizona Project Subcontractors
West Valley Central Arizona Project Subcontractors (WESTCAPS) -  WESTCAPS WEBSITE

Joseph J. Billerbeck -

Last Updated: 6/6/16