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"Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West"

A presentation of Arizona Public Media

Public Media Television Air Dates in Phoenix, Arizona - KAET 8

Date Time (PDT & MST) Channel  
Monday, May 16 9PM KAET 8.1
Tuesday, May 17 12AM KAET 8.2
Tuesday, May 17 6AM KAET 8.2
Tuesday, May 17 1PM KAET 8.2
Tuesday, May 17 8PM KAET 8.2
Friday, May 20 2AM KAET 8.1
Saturday, May 21 1AM KAET 8.2
Saturday, May 21 7AM KAET 8.2
Saturday, May 21 2PM KAET 8.2
Saturday, May 21 9PM KAET 8.2

Public Media Television Air Dates in Tucson, Arizona - PBS 6

Date Time (PDT & MST) Channel
Friday, April 15 9PM PBS 6 HD
Saturday, April 16 11:30PM PBS 6 HD
Sunday, April 17 4PM PBS 6 HD
Tuesday, April 19 1PM PBS 6 HD
Wednesday, April 20 10PM PBS 6 HD

All Screenings

Host a Screening

Location Date Time Info
Center for Creative Photography Wednesday, April 6 6PM

Join us for the first live screening event and panel of scientists Q and A after.
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Loft Cinema Monday, April 11 7PM

Live screening event and panel of scientists Q and A after.
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More Events

Stack Sharing Festival

Monday, May 9, 2016
Arizona Project Wet
Earth Day Event

Arizona students are using Beyond the Mirage to tell the world what they think about water in the Southwest. On Earth Day, they shared their messages and their stacks. Watch the top ten and vote for the Beyond the Mirage Oscar Winners for 2016.
Get the Details Here


Cody Sheehy

The Water Innovation Challenge will award a $250,000 prize to a community-based team in an Arizona municipality that develops the most innovative and inventive market-based, technological or entrepreneurial solution to advance the sustainability of its water future. Get the Details Here

Interview on KJZZ Phoenix

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
91.5 KJZZ
Cody Sheehy

Tune in to KJZZ Phoenix at 11:00 AM to hear ‪#‎beyondthemirage‬ producer Cody Sheehy talk about documenting water in The American Southwest. Get the Details Here

WRRC Conference - #AZWaterFuture

Monday, March 21, 2016
8 am to 5 pm
Interactive Reception 5 to 7 pm
University of Arizona Student Union
Cody Sheehy

The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) will hold its 2016 Annual Conference, #AZwaterfuture: Tech, Talk, and Tradeoffs, to consider emerging technologies, communication strategies, and policies to meet Arizona’s water needs into the future. Do not miss this opportunity to engage in a unique exploration of new ideas and innovative pathways for water management. Get the Details Here

Celebrate the Launch of Beyond the Mirage

Saturday, March 19
5 - 8 PM
Borderlands Brewing Company
Cody Sheehy

Join us for the official Tucson launch of the BEYOND THE MIRAGE interactive web experience on March 19th, 2016. Get the Details Here

Making a Splash

Our work is getting noticed.

In the Media

Thursday, April 21, 2016


On Friday, April 22, 2016 approximately 500 6th-8th graders at schools in Pendergast, Peoria, Phoenix, Dysart and Washington School Districts will share and judge each other’s mini-documentaries about water, built through the new Beyond the Mirage web experience Read Full Story Here

Arizona Project WET & the Beyond the Mirage Team
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Documentary on West's Water Issues to Premiere


The UA's considerable expertise on water security plays a big part in the film "Beyond the Mirage," which will be shown on PBS in Tucson and metro Phoenix over the next several weeks. Read Full Story Here

University Relations – Communications
Tuesday, March 15, 2016


Endymion Photo: Alan Davis


Tuesday, March 15, 2016

New Arizona Prize: $250,000 call to action on water security

Drought Photo: David Wallace/The Republic

Republic Media, Arizona Community Foundation and the Morrison Institute will honor the best plan to improve water security. Read Full Story Here

Brandon Loomis | The Republic |
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Our View: How do we save Arizona’s water? With the Web

Cody Sheehy Photo: Mark Henle/The Republic

Editorial: A team from Tucson debuts its Beyond the Mirage project tonight to raise awareness about our water challenges. Read Full Story Here

The Republic |
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West

Cody Sheehy Beyond the Mirage

Arizona Public Media (AZPM) presents a film by Cody Sheehy, Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West, a production of the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC). Read Full Story Here

Story by AZPM Staff
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Access Arizona hears about water, development

Cody Sheehy Tanner Clinch/Eloy Enterprise

ELOY — What do central Arizona economic developers and water resource conservationists have in common? Read Full Story Here

October 20, 2015

'Beyond the Mirage' Photographer & "WRRC" Document the story of Water

Cody Sheehy Beyond the Mirage

The "Water Resources Research Center" - a part of Cooperative Extension - CALS, Arizona Public Media....and Videographer Cody Sheehy - are all teaming up to tell the story of water. Read Full Story Here

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension


November 16, 2015

'Earthlight' Wins Regional Emmy

Cody Sheehy UA News

A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences team has been awarded a Rocky Mountain Emmy for "Earthlight."...

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April 18, 2015

Challenge for $100K winner:
Tell the story of water

Cody Sheehy (Photo: Mark Henle/The Republic)

Winner of $100,000 New Arizona Prize wants us all to help tell the story of...

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