Amy Peterson

Water Conservation Specialist

  • City of Surprise

Prior to transitioning into water conservation, she worked for the City of Surprise as a wastewater treatment operator and frequently presents to local elementary schools on the basics of wastewater treatment processes and the importance of responsible flushing. She also earned first place at the American Water Works Association’s inaugural Women’s Division Hydrant Hysteria National competition where she assembled a fire hydrant in under two minutes.


  • B.S. Environmental Biology, University of Southern California
  • 4 ADEQ Water & Wastewater Treatment and Master Gardener certifications.