On April 26, the Tucson Solar Potluck will be held in the desert north of Tucson. It is the 32nd straight year for the gathering of solar enthusiasts, a streak that some believe qualifies it as the longest continuously held solar event in the U.S.
Scottsdale Turns Rugged Desert into a Sustainable OasisSource: ENR Southwest (Engineering News Report)
06 December 2012
Category: State & Local News
Named after one of Scottsdale, Ariz.'s founding fathers, this new park is the result of more than 20 years of planning. The site, which includes a regional stormwater retention facility, is located on 34 acres of rugged desert terrain in an area where a large earthen dam and two significant retention basins had previously been constructed. As part of the project, the upper basin was enlarged to store an extra 50 acre ft of stormwater, dramatically influencing the park layout.