Welcome to the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science.

We are part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Our students, faculty and staff are involved in teaching, research and extension in our community, as well as worldwide.


SWES Faculty Position Available

The department is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice

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The University of Arizona Water Network

UA Online Hub for Water Information

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A Citizen Science Garden Project

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Training Program for Native American Students

SWES Participates in Water Resources Training Program

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Spotlight People

Dr. Joan Rose

Michigan State University Professor Dr. Joan Rose, a former graduate student in the laboratory of SWES professor Charles Gerba, was recently awarded the world’s most prestigious water award. The...