Tucson Police Dog Retires

The Tucson Police Department is announcing the retirement of K9 Bolt. The police dog will be living the rest of his life with his partner and his family.

Bolt had a long and very successful career patrolling Tucson. He was deployed more than 800 times, helping with nearly 300 arrests. Bolt was also a SWAT K9 and deployed with the SWAT team 64 times in his career.

In 2018, Bolt participated in the annual Desert Dawg competition in Mesa, where he took first place in the Building Search category.

Get Up to $2,000 Rebate for Installing a Rainwater Harvesting System

January 2019 started out wet, and it seems February will continue the trend. Capture that rain, reuse it, and be eligible for up to a $2,000 rebate on your investment.

Rainwater harvesting systems may be active, passive, or a combination of both. To participate, one must be a Tucson Water customer with active service. Participants must also attend a free, three-hour workshop and submit a project plan for their property.

Tucson Water Offers Tips to Protect Pipes and Plumbing During Cold Weather

With cold weather headed here again, the risk increases for exposed pipes and plumbing to freeze. Tucson Water offers tips to help prevent pipes, plumbing, irrigation systems, and backflow prevention assemblies from freezing, in addition to information about what to do if something has frozen.

The website and the English and Spanish videos below have preparations you can take to avoid burst water lines in your home or business. The page also has links to current weather conditions and forecasts.

Applications Are Being Solicited for a Statewide Drug Prevention Grant

The Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family is accepting applications for the Arizona Parents Commission on Drug Education and Prevention Grant. More than $3.9 million will be awarded to programs throughout Arizona that increase and enhance parental involvement and increase education about the serious risks and public health problems caused by the abuse of alcohol and controlled substances.