Myths stand in the way of agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the Colorado River basin
ADWR director Michael Lacey discusses implementation of strategies to meet the state's future water needs.
If the Golden State was shutting down its sprinklers, was the whole West about to dry up and blow away?
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Posted on 09/01/2014
If your kids are spending even more time in the bathroom this school year, they may be doing homework. Really. The homework is part of the Water Investigations Program, a yearlong learning adventure that brings science into students’ homes and takes students out to rivers and wetlands. It is the program’s fourth […]
Posted on 08/25/2014
In 2000 the City of Phoenix began digging piles of trash, tires, appliances, and hulks of old cars out of a 5-mile section of the Salt Riverbed that had served as a dump for decades. Today, the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area is a 600-acre park with 39 acres of marshlands, 200 […]
Time For Low-Flow Toilets To Take A Bow
Posted on 08/18/2014
Back when George H. W. Bush was president, the U.S. Congress passed a law that has helped the country conserve its water supply as we face drought and climate change. There was nothing glamorous about the law, but its impact was dramatic. The law, written and championed by Massachusetts engineer Amy Vickers, […]