Modeling soil moisture and plant stress in desert urban areas. . .incentives for using effluent. . . these are two of the research projects that have been funded by Central Arizona Project’s Award for Water Research. CAP offers two annual awards for outstanding water research conducted by an undergraduate or graduate student at an Arizona college or university—$1,000 to the first place winner and $500 to the second place winner. The deadline has been extended to Aug. 1 for those who would like to apply.