AMWUA Executive Director Kathleen Ferris answers hard questions about the "Moving Forward" study and future water supplies.
Federal "Moving Forward" study shows Colorado River basin cities and farms likely to conserve more water, but there's no easy solution for river's problems.
AMWUA's Assistant Director explains cities won't be immediately affected & Colorado River water is only part of our supplies.
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Posted on 05/18/2015
Along with thirty conservation leaders and experts in the southwest, I’ve been wrestling with a project since 2013. It’s part of the Moving Forward effort initiated by the Bureau of Reclamation and the seven Colorado Basin states that followed completion of the Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study of 2012. […]
Posted on 05/11/2015
If you want to find out how to save water and keep a little grass in the back yard, how about asking a city with more than 400 acres of Bermuda to care for? The City of Scottsdale maintains 42 parks that include about 416 acres of grass. Six of the city’s […]
Growth And Conservation: Where Do You Draw The Line?
Posted on 05/04/2015
Kathleen Ferris During the last few decades, cities in the Phoenix Metropolitan area became bustling economic centers providing jobs and homes for millions of new residents. Development spread across what had been farmland, orchards, and virgin desert. Despite enthusiastic development, city officials worked to preserve open spaces, distinctive desert trees and plants, and water supplies. […]