Events Archive

Water Commission Meeting 

The Water Commission will meet Thursday, December 15, at 4 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Flagstaff City Hall and virtually via Microsoft Teams. View the notice of meeting and agenda here.

Public Invited to Open House Discussions Regarding Stormwater Rates 

Water Services staff will be hosting virtual and in-person collaborative forums to discuss the proposed stormwater rate adjustment on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 26, at noon via Microsoft Teams
    • Meeting ID: 243 637 549 96 
    • Passcode: 49p3ms
  • Thursday, November 10, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Flagstaff City Hall (211 W. Aspen Ave.) and virtually via Microsoft Teams
    • Meeting ID: 242 403 503 677 
    • Passcode: BvswBj
  • Monday, November 14, at 6:00 p.m. at Sechrist Elementary School (2230 N. Fort Valley Rd.) and virtually via Microsoft Teams
    • Meeting ID: 285 084 055 945 
    • Passcode: qAU7UU 
  • Friday, November 18, at noon via Microsoft Teams
    • Meeting ID: 275 031 334 633 
    • Passcode: nvc3Ju 

For more background information about these proposed changes including a stormwater utility rate adjustment study, frequently asked questions, presentation to the Water Commission, and more, visit

City Hosts Proposition 441 and 442 Open House Events in October

October 13, 2022

The public is invited to one of several outreach forums to discuss the bonds on the November 8 general election ballot. If passed, Proposition 441 will authorize the sale and issuing of general obligation (GO) bonds to fund wildfire, flood, and water infrastructure, while Proposition 442 will help create rental and homeownership opportunities in Flagstaff. Informational materials on the propositions will be available at the events and City staff will be in attendance to answer questions. 

Join in the conversation at one of the following events:


  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022

7:30 – 9 a.m.

Late for the Train (19A E. Aspen Ave.)


  • Friday, October 21, 2022

12:30 – 2 p.m.

Flagstaff City Hall (211 W. Aspen Ave.) or online

Click here to join the meeting


  • Monday, October 24, 2022

5 – 6 p.m.

Mother Road Brewery (7 S. Mikes Pike)


Props 441 & 442 were recommended for the November 8, 2022, election by the Flagstaff Citizen Bond Committee. Additional resources can be found at


For questions related to the Propositions, please contact Shannon Anderson, City of Flagstaff Senior Deputy City Manager, at

Stream Stewards Rio de Flag Clean Up Event 

Saturday, July 16, 2022, 9AM-11AM

Help remove debris from the Rio de Flag! Join the Stream Stewards for a cleanup day on Saturday, July 16th. Volunteers will meet at Jim Cullen Memorial/Tree Park (519 W Piute Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001).

For more information, email:

Museum Fire Flood Area Volunteer Day

Saturday, June 25, 2022, 8AM-12PM

The City of Flagstaff is hosting a community volunteer day in areas downstream of the Museum Fire burn scar on Saturday, June 25. Volunteers will be assisting residents who are elderly or have a disability repair their emergency sandbag mitigation. To request volunteer assistance, please call 928-213-2102 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Resources are limited, and crews will address as many properties as time and resources allow.

Volunteers should meet at the Coconino County Health and Human Services building, located at 2625 N. King St. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be no afternoon shift during this event. Volunteers are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes, pants, and sun protection, and to bring a refillable water bottle, a face covering for dust, and work gloves if available. 

Volunteers should register online in advance at: 

For related questions, please contact Parks and Recreation Manager Amy Hagin at or (928) 213-2164.

Water Awareness Month - April 2022

Check out this list of community events to learn about water resources and conservation in Flagstaff, and meet some of the Water Services Team!

Museum Fire Flood Events - Summer 2021

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Open House a Success

Thanks to all who joined us on Thursday, June 27th from 11 am to 1 pm for our Open House. We gave tours of the Water Services Administration Building (WSAB) and Housing Building and enjoyed light refreshments. We hope you had a nice time!


Earth Day! Let's celebrate the earth!

April 20, 2019 at 11 am to 2 pm ~ Bushmaster Park!

Come out and join us to celebrate Earth Day at Bushmaster Park for a full day of loving our Earth and community!!! We will be taking Pledges for the National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation. Come take the pledge and get awesome prizes!

We will also be hosting a Rainwater Harvesting Workshop at 12 pm.

A Tribute to Flagstaff Area Groundwater Well Drillers & Scientists

Did you know that the United States uses 349 billion gallons of freshwater every day? Or that 44% of the U.S. population depends on groundwater for its drinking supply? To celebrate National Groundwater Awareness Week, the City of Flagstaff Water Services is hosting an educational forum on the successes and perils of developing groundwater from the C-Aquifer, as told by legendary well drillers and scientists. This year's theme is Think, to encourage each of us to consider numerous ways we can protect our most valuable natural resource for future generations. Join us for an evening of stories from groundwater legends!

  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • 5:30 to 7:30 pm 
  • Gopher Hole Pub
  • Erin Young, Water Resources Manager

Flagstaff Festival of Science Events

September 20th to 30th, 2018

Flagstaff Festival of Science 2018 is just around the corner! Check out our festival events below - we look forward to having you with us!

Flagstaff Festival of Science 2018 Logo

Project WET

Fourth graders from 38 different classes will meet up for a day of fun-filled learning all about water! Students from public, charter, home, and independent schools will gather at Foxglenn Park for the 11th annual Children's Water Festival, hosted by AZ Project WET, the City of Flagstaff Water Conservation Program, and the NAU Teacher's College. Students will learn about the water cycle, watersheds, groundwater, and of course... water conservation! If you'd like to volunteer, contact us at:

Thursday, September 20, 2018

9 am to 3 pm

Fox Glen Park

Erin Young, Water Resources Manager 

The Future of Water in Flagstaff

Learn how Water Services earned the designation for an adequate 100-year water supply, and what this means for Flagstaff. Erin Young will talk about the resources available in our high-desert community, as well as treatment technologies the City is investigating which could accelerate Flagstaff's reclaimed water - and water resource planning - in the future!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

12:30 to 3:30 pm

Downtown Flagstaff Library

Erin Young, Water Resources Manager 

Stormwater in Flagstaff: Brown Bag Lunch 

Bring your lunch and learn about the path stormwater takes, the planning involved to keep the city safe, and the impact it has on our watershed.

Monday, September 24, 2018 

12 to 1 pm

CCC Fourth Street Campus

Chris Kirkendall, Stormwater Manager 

Water Conservation Volunteer Day

Learn about water conservation through rainwater harvesting! We need your help in winterizing/insulating a rainwater harvesting tank at the Terra Birds demonstration garden. The stored rainwater will be used to help Ponderosa High School students care for their school's garden! Sponsored by Flagstaff Conserve2Enhance and Terra Birds. Details and RSVP on Facebook @flagstaffwater

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

4 to 6 pm

2384 N Steves Boulevard

Terra Birds

Rio de Flag Water Reclamation Plant Tour

Follow the path of wastewater as it goes through multiple processes to become A+ Reclaimed Water, for use in non-potable irrigation systems, business applications, and more. Learn how City wastewater is managed, making use of every drop! Reservation required - spots are limited!

Call 928-213-2471 to RSVP!

Thursday, September 27, 2018

4 to 5 pm

600 Babbit Drive, Flagstaff

(Behind HomeCo) Jim Huchel, Reclamation Manager

Water Conservation Strategic Plan Open House

Hear about the Specifics of the Water Conservation Strategic Plan and have your questions answered!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

2 to 4 pm

Downtown Public Library

Tamara Lawless, Water Conservation Program Manager