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Governor Doug Ducey Announces Director of Arizona Department of Water Resources
Governor Doug Ducey Announces Director of Arizona Department of Water ResourcesPosted: f/26/2015

Governor Ducey has announced the appointment of Thomas Buschatzke to the Arizona Department of Water Resources.




ASU Morrison Institute: Colorado River
ASU Morrison Institute: Colorado River's impact deserves accurate portrayalPosted: f/22/2015

Sloppy research such as the recent report on the economic impact of the Colorado River hampers difficult policy discussions.




Zócalo: Whose Colorado River Is It?
Zócalo: Whose Colorado River Is It?Posted: f/22/2015

Zócalo/ASU panel discussion that included AMWUA's Kathy Ferris explored whether or not the Colorado River can survive.



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Goodyear: Fixing A Leak Means Free Baseball Tickets
Posted on 01/26/2015
Fix a Leak Week is a big deal around here. This year it’s even bigger for City of Goodyear baseball fans. Fix a Leak Week is a funny name for a serious campaign. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense Program started the campaign five years ago after researchers revealed some startling data: […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
Arizona Needs a Strong, Well-Funded Water Department
Posted on 01/19/2015
“In the depths of the Great Recession, the hardest hit state agency was the Department of Water Resources. A wealth of institutional knowledge, vital to maintaining Arizona’s relative position with other states in competition for precious water supplies, was lost. . . . Lawmakers need to take this critical agency more seriously. And that means […]
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Gilbert Transforms Wastewater Storage Into Wetlands Retreat
Posted on 01/12/2015
In 1986, the Town of Gilbert began storing treated wastewater in a pond at Cooper and Elliot roads. It did not surprise town officials that the pond attracted birds, but they were surprised by how many people the birds attracted. Unprepared for birdwatchers, the town fenced the pond. The lesson wasn’t lost […]
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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 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
Resolved to Conserve? Resolved to Conserve?
AMWUA and our member conservation offices have everything you need to make good on that new year's resolution to reduce your use in 2015.

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

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.