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Cronkite News: Flake:
Cronkite News: Flake: 'Continual planning' needed to manage water supply amid droughtsPosted: f/07/2015

Although steps have been taken to protect Arizona's future water supply, there is still an urgent need to do more, Senator Flake said.




Public News Service: Is AZ Facing Historic Water Restrictions Like CA?
Public News Service: Is AZ Facing Historic Water Restrictions Like CA?Posted: f/02/2015

ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke: ""We are not in kind of the crisis mode that California is in. We are far from it."




12News: Arizona drought: Not dire, but water planning continues
12News: Arizona drought: Not dire, but water planning continuesPosted: f/01/2015

AMWUA's Kathy Ferris: continued drought is a concern, but Arizona remains in strong shape and is prepared.



AMWUA BLOG
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Kathleen Ferris
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Arizona Isn’t California: Why We Are Better Prepared For Drought
Posted on 04/13/2015
Facing unprecedented water shortages, California Gov. Jerry Brown has imposed mandatory urban water use reductions of 25 percent. The Governor’s order followed years of low snowpack and runoff that resulted in slashed deliveries to cities and farms. We are not seeing such draconian measures in central Arizona, because Arizona leaders have had […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
Aim Low: Make Tiered Water Rates Work For You
Posted on 04/06/2015
Are you paying more for your water than your neighbor? It’s a real possibility. All 10 AMWUA member cities have tiered residential water rates. That means the more water you use, the more expensive it gets. Tiered rates encourage conservation, and allow your family to measure its water savings. Since some cities […]
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Drought Smart: 6 Things You Can Learn About Water In 6 Minutes
Posted on 03/30/2015
AMWUA member cities are focused on keeping water flowing in and out of your homes and businesses day in and day out. At AMWUA, we’re all about solutions. Always have been. It’s our job. We’re also well aware of how easy it is for many people to throw up their hands, bury […]
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ADVOCACY & POLICY
AMWUA Opposes HB 2570 AMWUA Opposes HB 2570
HB 2570 would have significant consequences for municipal water conservation efforts to encourage water-efficient landscaping.

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
April is Water Awareness Month April is Water Awareness Month
AMWUA is pleased to partner with ADWR to share events, tips, information and resources about Arizona's water resources throughout the month.

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!