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More than beer sampling?

Scottsdale can do it. Phoenix is studying it. But no water provider in Arizona is actively cleaning up wastewater to include in drinking water it is supplying to homeowners and businesses. The …

Groundwater headlines may scare off developers looking …

During the past six months, the Phoenix area has been making plenty of headlines regarding its water crisis. Those concerns are spilling over into the business world, as companies that may have been looking to relocate or place new facilities in the region may be having second thoughts as water becomes a hotter topic.

Arizona officials look to tackle the issue of the …

A growing water controversy in western Arizona has residents working to prevent what they see as a foreign-owned company from depleting groundwater supplies.

Buckeye growth proceeds despite water woes

Buckeye officials say an announcement Thursday that a potential water shortage in the community would end the issuance of new housing permits did not come as a surprise.

Buckeye Mayor speaks on ground water report

The city of Buckeye, one of the fastest growing communities in the U.S., was hit with a report by the Arizona State Department of Water Resources earlier this year that gave some alarming data on the nearby groundwater which the city uses as one of their main water sources.

Buckeye buys $80 million worth of land for water use

Just a few weeks after the Arizona Department of Water Resource released documents that warned of Buckeye’s future drought, the Buckeye City Council held an executive session to discuss paying $80 million on land for the use of groundwater rights on Monday.

Colorado River water scarcity will affect farmers — …

BUCKEYE — Today, anyone can drive around the corners of the Valley and find farmland still in use. This is especially true in the Southwest Valley, near Buckeye, Goodyear and communities along …

Feds: River water use to be slashed

In the ongoing effort to have Arizona communities use less water — specifically, less Colorado River water — people in charge of managing the state’s water supply have a new …

Glendale enters Stage 1 Drought Watch for city …

The city of Glendale on Friday declared a Stage 1 Drought Watch, which will target a 5% water-reduction goal at municipal properties.