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AZCentral: Fate of Arizona
AZCentral: Fate of Arizona's only free-flowing river now in judges' hands

A Court of Appeals panel will determine whether the state erred in its ruling that there is enough water for development

AZ Daily Star: Big CAP cuts coming as 3-state water agreement nears
AZ Daily Star: Big CAP cuts coming as 3-state water agreement nears

AZ, CA & NV are working toward an agreement to proactively take reductions in Colorado River water deliveries to avoid deeper future cuts

AZCentral My Turn: How Arizona is handling Lake Mead
AZCentral My Turn: How Arizona is handling Lake Mead's dropping water levels

Arizona has been negotiating with Nevada and California to put together a suite of actions, the next incremental step in protecting lake levels.

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Warren Tenney
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Shoring Up Tempe Town Lake With A New Dam
Posted on 05/02/2016
By Warren Tenney The City of Tempe is finishing the largest public works project in its history. Tempe Town Lake has a new $47 million steel dam 900 feet long and, in some places, sunk 80 feet into bedrock. The new dam is the nation’s largest hydraulically operated steel gate dam system and is designed […]
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At Stake: Securing Your Tree’s Future
Posted on 04/25/2016
By Warren Tenney If you’re working to make your landscape more water efficient, don’t forget to add one of many drought-tolerant trees that thrive in the Metro Phoenix area. Trees can raise property value, save energy by shading walls and windows, and make great gifts to mark special occasions. Once established, drought-tolerant trees need minimal […]
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Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video Generation
Posted on 04/18/2016
By Warren Tenney A small team of filmmakers, computer experts, educators and scientists at the University of Arizona is convinced that many people – including young people – are eager to learn about serious and complex subjects of great importance. The problem: Where to find accurate and current information in an engaging format. The usual […]
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2016 Legislative Tracking 2016 Legislative Tracking
AMWUA tracks legislation that could affect how water is managed in Arizona and provides regular updates.

Water Issues Water Issues
AMWUA champions the interests of its members in water management. Learn about recent issues at the top of our agenda.

Moving Forward: the Future of the Colorado River Moving Forward: the Future of the Colorado River
AMWUA played an important role in the Moving Forward effort, a collaborative effort to identify solutions to address the challenges ahead.

April is Water Awareness Month April is Water Awareness Month
AMWUA is pleased to partner with ADWR to share events, tips, information and resources about Arizona's water resources throughout the month.

Guides to Make Your Landscape Thrive Guides to Make Your Landscape Thrive
Three step-by-step online guides for selecting, installing, and maintaining your landscape, PLUS rebates, free classes, and more. All in one place.

Landscape Inspiration Landscape Inspiration
Spring is the perfect time to visit your local demonstration garden for ideas & inspiration. Find a garden near you.