According to one of the Southwest's most respected water journalists, the real story of water has been cooperation.
Managing Lake Mead will require the negotiating skills of AZ's water experts, as well as the cooperative efforts of elected officials and leadership from Gov. Ducey.
A 2018 shortage declaration is likely, but continued conservation efforts could delay it.
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Posted on 09/19/2016
By Warren Tenney Monsoon storms brought temperatures down and brought more desert dwellers out to their patios. It’s the time of year when homeowners begin to reimagine their yards: a new tree here, some flowering shrubs there, perhaps a new irrigation controller or some contouring to retain more rain water. AMWUA cities understand this and … Continue reading Cities Offer Classes To Help You Reimagine Your Yard
Posted on 09/12/2016
By Warren Tenney Here’s a dare: Spend a day without water. The truth is you can’t. Even if you are willing to give up showering, brushing, flushing, washing your hands, doing laundry, using your dishwasher, watering your yard, jumping into your pool, cleaning your house and car, it’s not enough. That tee shirt you just … Continue reading Try Living A Day Without Water
Defying Mother Nature: Creative Solutions To Avoid Shortages
Posted on 09/05/2016
By Warren Tenney The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently confirmed Arizona would not face a declared shortage of Colorado River water in 2017. This is good news but Arizona’s cities, farmers and industry leaders must continue to plan for an eventual shortage on the Colorado River, which could come as soon as 2018. The U.S. … Continue reading Defying Mother Nature: Creative Solutions To Avoid Shortages