The WEST Center is a leading-edge venue focused on water and wastewater treatment and monitoring, alternative energy and related technologies. WEST is co-located with the Pima County water reclamation facility and adjacent to reclaimed water recharge basins and constructed wetlands – all of which is part of a Water Reclamation Campus. Co-directors of the WEST Center are Ian Pepper, Ph.D., and Shane Snyder, Ph.D., professors in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science at the University of Arizona.
West Center Hosts Water Leaders & NASCAR Guests
Leaders from The Dow Chemical Company, NASCAR, the UA and Pima County met recently to discuss local water challenges and solutions to address water scarcity.
UA Scientists Challenge Conventions of Irrigation
A four-year collaborative research study at the WEST Center will test the safety and sustainability of alternative sources of water for agriculture.