A Guide to Responsible
Desert Dwelling

A 4,000 year tradition of responsible desert dwelling continues with you.

Past
Learn from the past.
Present
Conserve in the present.
Future
Prepare for the future.

You recognize water as the precious resource it is. But you aren’t the first. The people of Tucson have long held water, and the native lands the city sits on, in high esteem.

Discover a brief history of how we’ve become one of the most water-resilient cities in the Southwest and the actions we can take together to secure our water future in the face of drought and climate change.

EXPLORE THE GUIDE

A GUIDE TO

Responsible
Desert Dwelling

EXPLORE THE GUIDE

A 4,000 year tradition of responsible desert dwelling continues with you.

You recognize water as the precious resource it is. But you aren’t the first. The inhabitants of Tucson, and the native lands it sits on, have long held water in high esteem.

This guide presents a brief history of how we’ve stayed the most water-resilient city in the Southwest and the actions both you and the community as a whole can take to secure our water future in the face of climate challenges.

RESPONSIBLE DESERT DWELLER GUIDE

A 4,000 year tradition of responsible desert dwelling continues with you.

You recognize water as the precious resource it is. But you aren’t the first. The inhabitants of Tucson, and the native lands it sits on, have long held water in high esteem.

This guide presents a brief history of how we’ve stayed the most water-resilient city in the Southwest and the actions both you and the community as a whole can take to secure our water future in the face of climate challenges.

EXPLORE THE GUIDE