Foster: While much of the attention is on the rollback of the Clean Power Plan, there will also be impacts which affect clean water policy.
Ferris: What might seem to be an obscure lawsuit in federal court has potentially damaging consequences for water management in Arizona.
A statewide plan to conserve Colorado River water to stop Lake Mead from falling too low has stalled, but commitment to long-term management remains
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Posted on 03/27/2017
By Warren Tenney Since 1998, the City of Scottsdale has been treating about half of its wastewater to near drinking water standards. It’s an expensive process that uses reverse osmosis technology, but the city isn’t paying for all of it. The cost to build and operate the plant is shared between Scottsdale and 23 private … Continue reading Partnership Makes Desert Golf Courses Sustainable
Posted on 03/20/2017
By Warren Tenney Water leaks inside and outside the average American home waste up to 10,000 gallons of water a year. This drain on the country’s drinking water supply is so critical that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense Program dedicates a week each year to remind us to find and fix leaks. Fix A … Continue reading Fix A Leak Week: Time To Hunt Down Leaks That Are Draining Your Budget
Good Connection: Goodyear Brings Its Water Home
Posted on 03/13/2017
By Warren Tenney The City of Goodyear is a 189-square-mile West Valley community with 78,190 residents. Goodyear expects its population to grow significantly. These big city dreams and big city plans present both opportunities and challenges. One challenge relates to water: Goodyear never had direct access to its renewable supply of Colorado River water – … Continue reading Good Connection: Goodyear Brings Its Water Home