Governor Doug Ducey is sticking by regulations and negotiating deals.
ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke discusses Colorado River shortage and the Drought Contingency Proposal in development [minute 9:20]
Weather, water, and forest wildfire experts report on Arizona's environmental prospects in coming months.
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Posted on 06/27/2016
By Warren Tenney The important role of water professionals as first responders was a lesson relearned after 9/11 and, again, after Hurricanes Katrina in 2005 and Sandy in 2012. These events prompted many water utilities throughout Arizona and the country to intensify disaster training for their employees, including lab and computer techs, plant operators, engineers […]
Posted on 06/20/2016
By Warren Tenney Recently, Phoenix announced a water-bottling plant was opening in a vacant warehouse on the city’s west side. The plant reportedly will bottle about 35 million gallons of Phoenix tap water a year and employ 40 to 50 people. To many people – and for many reasons – a water-bottling plant in a […]
Living Classroom: AMWUA Plant Pages Come To Life
Posted on 06/13/2016
By Warren Tenney In a 3.2-acre space hemmed in by traffic noise, office buildings and warehouse construction sits a living classroom. The University of Arizona’s Maricopa County Cooperative Extension is a place to learn by doing – plant and nurture desert landscapes, grow vegetables and herbs, or create a rainwater harvesting system. The Maricopa County […]