Southern Arizona Water Users Association

Warren Tenney

SAWUA President

Metro Water District

(520)575-8100


Philip C. Saletta

SAWUA Vice President

Oro Valley Water Utility

(520)229-5010


John Kmiec

SAWUA Secretary

Marana Utilities Department



Geoff Caron

SAWUA Treasurer

Sahuarita Water Company

(520)399-1105





SAWUA Officers

The Southern Arizona Water Users Association (SAWUA) is comprised of 15 members, including the largest water providers in the Tucson region, wastewater reclamation entities, and agricultural water users. 


The Association coordinates in the development of effective water resource policy and planning in an effort to preserve and enhance the quality and quantity of the region's water resources.


SAWUA’s aim is to provide one voice from Southern Arizona on water legislation and issues. SAWUA has effectively protected and advanced water issues in the region. 


SAWUA is a voluntary nonprofit organized in 1999. Read More.

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