Ak-Chin Indian Community in AZ is model for water reclamation, reuse


The Ak-Chin tribe in Arizona farms thousands of acres and has a casino. They have two water reclamation and purifying plants which have won awards.

“Ak-Chin is definitely one of the more progressive communities when it comes to opportunities to re-use water, and to protect and preserve their water resources,” says Dave Sobeck, senior vice president of Carollo Engineers in Phoenix, which designed the two projects. “We enjoyed working with the Community to identify the most cost effective and flexible opportunities to produce high quality water for reuse throughout the area.”