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WATER IN THE NEWS
Water in the News

AzRep Opinion: AMWUA Cities Committed to Wise Water Use
AzRep Opinion: AMWUA Cities Committed to Wise Water Use Posted: f/24/2014

AMWUA Board President Rick Heumann, Chandler's vice mayor, & Executive Director Kathleen Ferris explain cities' commitment to conservation.


Phoenix to weigh water options in face of global warming
Phoenix to weigh water options in face of global warmingPosted: f/19/2014

City of Phoenix Water Services report expresses concerns regarding climate variability, stresses need to ensure reliability of supplies


PHX11 On the Issues: Phoenix Water Supply
PHX11 On the Issues: Phoenix Water SupplyPosted: f/05/2014

Councilwoman Thelda Williams talks with Phoenix Water Services Director Kathryn Sorensen and Kathy Ferris of AMWUA about water supply



AMWUA BLOG
AMWUA blog

Kathleen Ferris
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From Grass To Gravel: Even The Dogs Approve
Posted on 04/14/2014
By Kathleen Ferris The city of Avondale gave Mae Jorgensen a $200 check when she removed the grass from her front yard and replaced it with desert landscaping. Avondale gave her another $200 when she removed the grass from her backyard two years later and created a garden of low-water plants and trees. While that […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
What You Pay For When You Pay Your Water Bill
Posted on 04/07/2014
By Kathleen Ferris The next time you receive a water bill remember this fact: It’s the water department’s job to make sure each person receives enough water at just the right pressure for a good shower at 7 a.m. The demand for water spikes about 7 a.m. in Chandler and in most Phoenix metro cities. […]
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Tempe Grease Coop: City & Businesses Clean Up Problem
Posted on 03/31/2014
By Kathleen Ferris So you stand there for a minute with the frying pan in your hand and think about sending bacon grease down your kitchen sink’s drain. What could it do to the plumbing? Imagine if you served hundreds, even thousands, of meals a day. Grease is a big water problem. Tempe […]
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ADVOCACY & POLICY
Water Supplies: Past, Present & Future Water Supplies: Past, Present & Future
An interview with Kathryn Sorensen, City of Phoenix; Kathleen Ferris, AMWUA; and Michael Lacey, ADWR

AMWUA Urges Veto of HB2459 — State Agency Rulemaking; Restrictions AMWUA Urges Veto of HB2459 — State Agency Rulemaking; Restrictions
The provisions of HB2459 could impair administration of the state’s surface and groundwater rules, seriously jeopardizing water management

AMWUA Weighs in on Floor Amendments to SB1487 AMWUA Weighs in on Floor Amendments to SB1487
AMWUA voices concern over last minute floor amendments that change consensus agreement by stakeholders on CAGRD activation fees

WATER CONSERVATION
April is Water Awareness Month April is Water Awareness Month
AMWUA is pleased to partner with ADWR to share events, tips, information and resources about Arizona's water resources throughout the month.

Spring is Here! Spring is Here!
Free classes, step-by-step guides, and money-saving rebates to help you build and maintain a beautiful, water-smart landscape.

Arizona Arizona's Fix a Leak Week Promotion Brings Home the Golden Plunger
The Golden Plunger was awarded by the non-profit WasteWater Education for Fix a Leak Week social media efforts.