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Ferris and Larson Named as Senior Research Fellows for Kyl Center for Water Policy
Ferris and Larson Named as Senior Research Fellows for Kyl Center for Water PolicyPosted: f/19/2014

The Center will promote research, analysis, collaboration and open dialogue to identify opportunities for consensus to ensure sound water stewardship.




States in Parched Southwest Take Steps to Bolster Lake Mead
States in Parched Southwest Take Steps to Bolster Lake MeadPosted: f/17/2014

Officials from water agencies in AZ, CA and NV signed an agreement last week to jointly add as much as three million acre-feet of water to Lake Mead by 2020,




AZ Republic Editorial Board: No fightin
AZ Republic Editorial Board: No fightin' words: States work as one on waterPosted: f/14/2014

A deal among Colorado River basin states, including Arizona, extends our ability to deal with drought.



AMWUA BLOG
AMWUA blog

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Quaggas Muscle Their Way Into Your City’s Water Delivery System
Posted on 12/15/2014
A mussel about the size of a dime is breeding by the millions in reservoirs fed by the Colorado River. These invasive creatures, which can grow a little larger than a quarter, threaten the delivery of water to the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. They also can cost you and your cities a […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
First Water, Then Development
Posted on 12/08/2014
In 1978, swindler Ned Warren was convicted of 20 counts of fraud for selling land in Arizona without access to water. Two years later, the drafters of the 1980 Arizona Groundwater Management Act decided to put an end to that practice by requiring that an “assured water supply” must be demonstrated in […]
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Desalination: Is It A Practical Solution For Arizona’s Future Water Supplies?
Posted on 12/01/2014
Engineers can take salt out of ocean water and create water for drinking and irrigating crops. Desalting water on an industrial level is a great technological achievement. The process, however, remains expensive and messy. The world, pushed by need, has moved ahead with desalination projects while researchers work to create more efficient […]
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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 Releases 2014 Legislative Summary AMWUA Releases 2014 Legislative Summary
The recently completed legislative session had many twists and turns that affected AMWUA members. For in depth review and analysis, click here.

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

Watering Tips Watering Tips
Record rainfall and cooler temps mean you can scale back on the landscape watering and that water bill. Get the info you need here.

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.