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Scottsdale could face water cuts but can make them up

6/28/2024
No news is bad news when it comes to Scottsdale’s reliance on water from the Colorado River. The area’s in a drought, it’s likely to remain in a drought and a process called …

Weber: Where is water coming from?

1/17/2024
I just read Dianne Adams article in the Sun City West Independent and would like to add a few facts. Residential consumption of water is only 8%. Commercial and agricultural use the remaining …

Farmers, other water users stay in discussions about …

11/29/2023
As Chris Udall watches some of Arizona’s precious water flow through an irrigation canal on a cool autumn morning, he might have a lot of future uncertainty on his mind. Much of that …

Arizona manufacturing companies look to curtail water …

11/23/2023
What goes into being a steward of water and which ways the commodity is used should become more prevalent in the coming years in Arizona as long as water shortages continue. That means …

Goddard presents CAP update to Florence council

11/22/2023
Former Arizona attorney general, Phoenix mayor and current Central Arizona Project Board President Terry Goddard made a presentation to the Florence Town Council at its Monday meeting to provide …

Reservoir systems from the Colorado River are about …

11/21/2023
Arizona’s reservoir systems from the Colorado River are about 44% full, according to Scottsdale Water Policy Manager Gretchen Baumgardner. “There’s a good news story here,” …

Phoenix Indian Center Ball sets fundraising, …

10/26/2023
Phoenix Indian Center’s 40th Annual Silver & Turquoise Ball turned out to be a record-breaking night for fundraising and attendance.

Arizona’s other watershed: Officials look to expand …

10/18/2023
Much attention has been given to the future of the Colorado River water supply, which has been in historic shortage in recent years. However, the Valley’s other main water supply on the Salt …

Concerns in Surprise shift to groundwater as Lake Mead …

9/22/2023
A worst-case water resources scenario will be avoided, at least in the short term, by Surprise and the rest of Arizona.

Feds ease Colorado River cuts after positive forecast, …

8/24/2023
Federal officials are easing water restrictions after an unusually snowy winter in the mountains helped replenish the beleaguered river and its reservoirs and led to new Colorado River forecasts from the Bureau of Reclamation.

Queen Creek prepares for transfer of Colorado River …

7/16/2023
Queen Creek will officially be accepting Colorado River water next week in a process that has been years in the making.The town purchased water rights from a property owner in the Cibola Valley in La …

Gilbert launches rebate program for grass removal

7/11/2023
Gilbert has launched a residential grass removal rebate program to reduce the community’s outdoor water usage.