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AZ Daily Star: Colorado River report poses tough questions
AZ Daily Star: Colorado River report poses tough questionsPosted: f/18/2015

AMWUA Executive Director Kathleen Ferris answers hard questions about the "Moving Forward" study and future water supplies.




AZ Daily Star: No
AZ Daily Star: No 'silver bullet' for Colorado River's problemsPosted: f/14/2015

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.




CBS 5: Could AZ be facing water shortages?
CBS 5: Could AZ be facing water shortages?Posted: f/05/2015

AMWUA's Assistant Director explains cities won't be immediately affected & Colorado River water is only part of our supplies.



AMWUA BLOG
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Kathleen Ferris
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Study: Western Cities Know How To Save And Reuse Water
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. […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
How To Save Water With 416 Acres Of Grass
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 […]
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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. […]
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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 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
Spruce Up Your Irrigation System for Summer Spruce Up Your Irrigation System for Summer
Outdoor water use will be ramping up as summer kicks in. Follow these tips to ensure your system is operating efficiently.

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.

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