If the Golden State was shutting down its sprinklers, was the whole West about to dry up and blow away?
Four western states, including Arizona, and the federal government announce agreement to fund projects meant to counteract low water levels in the Colorado River basin.
Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenges long-term water supplies.
Read Her Bio
Posted on 08/18/2014
Back when George H. W. Bush was president, the U.S. Congress passed a law that has helped the country conserve its water supply as we face drought and climate change. There was nothing glamorous about the law, but its impact was dramatic. The law, written and championed by Massachusetts engineer Amy Vickers, […]
Posted on 08/11/2014
It takes a lot of power to get water to every Scottsdale home and business because much of the water must be delivered in underground pipes going uphill. Fortunately, what goes up must come down. Scottsdale hopes to use the water’s downhill energy to create electricity. The city would start by installing […]
The Ins And Outs Of Business Water Bills
Posted on 08/04/2014
A Phoenix baker, carwash owner or pastor can expect far higher water and sewer bills than a Phoenix homeowner. The difference is not just the higher volume of drinking water going into their businesses. The city also charges more because of contaminants the city must clean from wastewater flowing out of businesses. […]