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AZ Central:  Phoenix-area golf courses continue to struggle
AZ Central: Phoenix-area golf courses continue to strugglePosted: f/18/2014

The declining popularity of golf, an surplus of courses, and the cost of water are causing many courses to struggle and some to close.




60 Minutes: Depleting the water
60 Minutes: Depleting the waterPosted: f/16/2014

Lesley Stahl reports on disturbing new evidence that our planet's groundwater is being pumped out much faster than it can be replenished.




AZ We See It: How not to squander Arizona
AZ We See It: How not to squander Arizona's water legacyPosted: f/09/2014

Jon Kyl & Grady Gammage, Jr. on priorities for ensuring reliable water supplies into the future.



AMWUA BLOG
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The Phoenix Zoo Shows You How To Save Water And Money
Posted on 11/24/2014
In the last 22 months, the Phoenix Zoo reduced its water use by 20 percent. That saved the zoo $80,000 on its water bill over the past two years and conserved 19,500 million gallons of drinking water for all of us. The Phoenix Zoo saved the water and money the same way […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
Smartscape: You Could Have A Better Landscaper
Posted on 11/17/2014
You pay a landscaping company to save you the time and energy it takes to maintain a lovely green space. Twenty years ago, Arizona recognized that landscapers could do more. They could help their customers save money and help cities save water. With that goal in mind, Tucson Water, AMWUA, UA Cooperative […]
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Tempe Town Lake: How (And Why) Did They Do That?
Posted on 11/10/2014
Tempe Town Lake is a manmade lake set in a dry riverbed in the middle of the desert. The 261 acre urban lake is a surprise to newcomers and still a marvel to those who were here when it was first filled in 1999. The lake is the centerpiece for a City […]
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ADVOCACY & POLICY
Kathleen Ferris on the "State-of-the-State" for the Arizona Law Conference Kathleen Ferris on the "State-of-the-State" for the Arizona Law Conference
Nine water issues - will it take a crisis to resolve them?

AMWUA Releases 2014 Legislative Summary AMWUA Releases 2014 Legislative Summary
The recently completed legislative session had many twists and turns that affected AMWUA members. For in depth review and analysis, click here.

AMWUA Proposes Changes to Better Manage Stored Water AMWUA Proposes Changes to Better Manage Stored Water
We must ensure that water stored underground is protected for use in the future by those who have made the investment to put it there.

WATER CONSERVATION
Smart Home Water Guide Website Launches Smart Home Water Guide Website Launches
We're making it even easier to find leaks and save money with our new mobile-adapted website!

Watering Tips Watering Tips
Record rainfall and cooler temps mean you can scale back on the landscape watering and that water bill. Get the info you need here.

Landscaping in the Desert Landscaping in the Desert
Free classes, step-by-step guides, and money-saving rebates to help you build and maintain a beautiful, water-smart landscape.