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WATER IN THE NEWS
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USA Today:  Lake Mead sinks to record low, risking 2016 water shortage
USA Today: Lake Mead sinks to record low, risking 2016 water shortagePosted: f/24/2015

Despite the headline, a wet May has actually improved the outlook for avoiding shortage in 2016.




AZCentral: Thirsty Chandler businesses pushed to find own water supply
AZCentral: Thirsty Chandler businesses pushed to find own water supplyPosted: f/21/2015

Innovative new ordinance connects land planning and water supplies.




AZCentral: Let
AZCentral: Let's rebuild our army of drought-fightersPosted: f/16/2015

Our View: The Arizona Department of Water Resources needs a lot more bodies to fight the drought.



AMWUA BLOG
AMWUA blog

Kathleen Ferris
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Goodyear: Working On A Green Solution To Its Salty Problem
Posted on 06/29/2015
The City of Goodyear has a 500,000 gallons-per-day brine problem. That problem will only grow as the quiet little West Valley city along the Estrella Mountains expands. Goodyear is working on an innovative solution, but first let’s look at the problem. What is brine? As groundwater slowly moves underground from the eastern […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
Water Security: Why There Are Two Different Arizonas
Posted on 06/22/2015
When it comes to water supplies in this extended drought, there seem to be two Arizonas. Most Arizona cities are reassuring their residents and businesses that water supplies are secure. In other parts of the state, there are relentless headlines about homeowners, businesses and farmers who are desperate for solutions as the […]
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Phoenix Partners With Forest Fund To Protect Valley Water
Posted on 06/15/2015
Every time a truck, an ATV, or a motorbike travels along a dirt road in Arizona’s high country it churns up the ground, creates ruts and gullies, and degrades the edges of the road. When there is a storm, these dirt roads become conduits for runoff that carry the churned earth into […]
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ADVOCACY & POLICY
Job Posting:  AMWUA Water Policy Analyst Job Posting: AMWUA Water Policy Analyst
A unique opportunity to work on the major water issues of our time and learn from experienced professionals. Learn more.

Current Issues Current Issues
AMWUA champions the interests of its members in water management. Learn about the issues that are currently 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 recent Moving Forward effort, a collaborative effort to identify solutions to address the challenges ahead.

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!