About the WEST Center
The Water & Energy Sustainable Technology (WEST) Center is the University’s leading facility in the development of new technologies that deal with water scarcity and reuse. The facility is co-located at the Agua Nueva water campus of Pima County, allowing pilot scale evaluation of innovative energy-saving wastewater treatments.
The WEST Center represents an important partnership—among few in the nation—that brings together various stakeholders to address some of the grand environmental challenges facing society today. The Center provides collaboration between industry, government and academia.
Utilizing the joint expertise of cross-cutting disciplines from colleges and departments across the University of Arizona, WEST Center brings together microbiologists and engineers to address current and evolving national and global water issues.