CA & AZ farmers pushing to drill wells, pump unregulated water in Cochise Co, triggering intense rivalries.
While predictions for this year's El Nino are big, it won't solve the drought.
Mayor Rothschild: "I'm grateful for what Tucson has done to secure a safe and sustainable water supply."
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Posted on 07/27/2015
Salt cedar is a bushy, invasive tree that can change the face of a landscape in a dangerous way. Three West Valley cities and Maricopa County are pushing to eradicate as much salt cedar as possible along an 18-mile stretch of the Gila Riverbed. Once destroyed, the goal is to replace the […]
Posted on 07/20/2015
There are 11 neighborhoods in the Town of Gilbert where residents have collectively saved 135 million gallons of water over five years. This achievement didn’t happen by accident. About 25 years ago, these neighborhoods were organized into “Parkway Improvement Districts” or PKIDS. Instead of forming a homeowners association, the communities turned over […]
Arizona: Where Flushing Keeps The Lights On
Posted on 07/13/2015
Arizona has a reputation for crazy ideas. Sometimes those crazy ideas are just crazy and sometimes they turn into marvels. Take, for example, this crazy idea from 1969: Arizona knew a population boom was coming and it didn’t have enough power for the number of people and industries on their way. That’s […]