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AZCentral Our View: Water conservation saved us this year, but there
AZCentral Our View: Water conservation saved us this year, but there's more to do

Managing Lake Mead will require the negotiating skills of AZ's water experts, as well as the cooperative efforts of elected officials and leadership from Gov. Doug Ducey.




AZCentral: Crisis averted at Lake Mead: Colorado River water users avoid restrictions for another year
AZCentral: Crisis averted at Lake Mead: Colorado River water users avoid restrictions for another year

Three years of conservation efforts have saved 10 feet of water in Lake Mead and prevented a water shortage for at least another year.




AP: Feds see shortage in 2018 Lake Mead water to Arizona, Nevada
AP: Feds see shortage in 2018 Lake Mead water to Arizona, Nevada

A 2018 shortage declaration is likely, but continued conservation efforts could delay it.



AMWUA BLOG
AMWUA blog

Warren Tenney
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Peak Demand Dictates How Cities Build Water Infrastructure
Posted on 08/22/2016
By Warren Tenney It’s no surprise that demand for water in the Phoenix Metro area reaches its peak during the summer months. What may be surprising is that demand nearly doubles from the winter months to the summer months. In February 2015, City of Peoria customers – businesses, apartment buildings and homes – used 2,940 […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
Water: A Conversation with Scottsdale’s Mayor Lane
Posted on 08/15/2016
By Warren Tenney Jim Lane’s resume is packed with past and present memberships on important governing boards, such as the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and Maricopa Association of Governments. After becoming the City of Scottsdale’s Mayor in 2009 he added one more, Arizona Municipal Water Users Association’s Board of Directors. Since then, he […]
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Monsoon Season: 5 Common Landscape Mistakes
Posted on 08/08/2016
By Warren Tenney In writing about the monsoon season, I’m hoping we do not jinx having more storms. The monsoon season in the Valley is a great time of year for suddenly cooler temperatures and extraordinary sunsets, but it makes caring for desert landscapes a bit more mysterious. There’s more weather than usual: humidity, dust, […]
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ADVOCACY & POLICY
AMWUA Releases Water Bank Recovery Analysis AMWUA Releases Water Bank Recovery Analysis
AMWUA's analysis outlines five key areas that will need to be addressed in order to recover stored water in times of shortage

AMWUA Adopts Rebate Tax Resolution AMWUA Adopts Rebate Tax Resolution
The AMWUA Board of Directors has adopted a resolution in support of exempting water conservation rebates from federal income tax.

2016 Year End Session Summary 2016 Year End Session Summary
An at-a-glance summary of the water-related bills that were of greatest concern to AMWUA and its members this past session.

WATER CONSERVATION
Scholarship for AZ Conservation & Sustainability Pros Scholarship for AZ Conservation & Sustainability Pros
AMWUA will award a full-ride scholarship to the WaterSmart Innovations Conference & Expo to a first time attendee!

Guides to Make Your Landscape Thrive Guides to Make Your Landscape Thrive
Three step-by-step online guides for selecting, installing, and maintaining your landscape, PLUS rebates, free classes, and more. All in one place.

How Much Water Are You Using? How Much Water Are You Using?
A quick calculator shows you where you are using the most water, how your use compares, and offers easy tips to save.