H20365 Conservation Class Series



2016 Classes

FREE Seasonal Water Conservation Class Series

The City of Goodyear offers FREE water conservation classes at several times throughout the year.   Check back for more listings.

Register for classes online, by e-mail, or call 623-882-7510.


All classes are held in the Training Room at the Public Works Admin Building, 4980 S. 157th Ave., Goodyear, AZ 85338, **unless noted otherwise**.  Public Works Admin Building is located south of MC85 and west of Estrella Parkway. Enter from Estrella Parkway on Romley Road next to Roscoe Dog Park.


Watering for Health and Beauty

As much as 70% of an Arizona household’s water can be used outdoors. Learn how to minimize water use and still have a beautiful landscape. Practice setting efficient watering schedules on irrigation timers. Receive scheduling guidelines. 

 Tuesday  January 19, 2016  6:30pm - 8:30pm
 Saturday  February 20, 2016  9:30am - 11:30am
 Tuesday  March 22, 2016  6:30pm - 8:30pm
 Saturday  May 14, 2016   9:30am - 11:30am
 Wednesday  June 15, 2016  6:30pm - 8:30pm
 Watering Health and Beauty


Fruit Trees

What are some good selections for this setting? What are the key steps in fertilizing, pruning, and watering to assure a good sustainable harvest?  Taught by Jonathon Manning, Certified Arborist.

 Tuesday  February 2, 2016   6:30pm - 8:30pm


 Fruit Trees

line-twoIrrigation Basics

Learn the ABCs of controllers, drips, emitters, valves and zones. This class introduces you to automated sprinkler and drip systems for your plants.  Taught by Ron Houston, City of Goodyear Parks and Recreation.

 Wednesday  February 24, 2016  6:30pm - 8:30pm
Irrigation Basics


Container Gardening

Learn all you need to know about growing plants in containers, from container selection, potting soil types and how to mix your own, to watering/ideas for automatic watering systems, and fertilizing. See the plants that prefer containers and how to transplant to containers. Taught by Jonathon Manning, Certified Arborist.

Thursday March  3, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm
 Rainwater Harvesting


Irrigation Trouble Shooting

Find out how to trace and fix the most common irrigation system problems. Eliminate puddles, fountains, soaked yards and runoff to streets to save water and money. Try a simple line repair yourself.   Taught by Ron Houston, City of Goodyear Parks and Recreation.

Location: Community Room, Goodyear Public Library, 14455 W. Van Buren St., Building C101

Saturday March 26, 2016 9:00am - 11:00am
irrigation troubleshooting 


Register for classes online, by e-mail, or call 623-882-7510.