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Sen. Jeff Flake seals deal: AZ
Sen. Jeff Flake seals deal: AZ's water to stay in Lake Mead

Federal officials provide assurance that water AZ is saving to lessen the blow of future Colorado River shortfalls won't end up flowing to CA or anyone else





Agreement protects Arizona
Agreement protects Arizona's cut of Colorado River water, for now

Interior hopes that its current commitment will help clear the way for a multi-year agreement among Lower Basin states for solutions to Lake Mead's declining levels




LA Times: Facing historically low levels, Lake Mead officials are fending off a water war. Here
LA Times: Facing historically low levels, Lake Mead officials are fending off a water war. Here's how

ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke discusses Colorado River shortage and the Drought Contingency Proposal.



AMWUA BLOG
AMWUA blog

Warren Tenney
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Water Bank: Arizona’s Emergency Savings Account
Posted on 07/25/2016
By Warren Tenney In the early 1990s, Arizona was not using all the water it was legally due from the Colorado River. Instead, much of Arizona’s unused water flowed down the Colorado River to California. Here’s why: Under the law that governs the Colorado River, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior can give […]
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RECENT POSTS
Recent Blog posts
Safe-yield: A Balancing Act For Arizona’s Aquifers
Posted on 07/18/2016
By Warren Tenney The goal of safe-yield has motivated Arizona’s cities to maximize their use of renewable water supplies – such as river water or recycled wastewater – and to minimize pumping groundwater. Safe-yield means the amount of water pumped out of the ground is the same as what goes back into underground aquifers. The […]
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Salt River: Bringing Life To A Desert Valley
Posted on 07/11/2016
By Warren Tenney A likely shortage of Colorado River water in Arizona is big news. It should be. Colorado River water makes up 44 percent of the state’s water supply delivered through 336-miles of canals and pumps known as the Central Arizona Project. Colorado River water is important to Arizona but it is not the […]
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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!

July Is Smart Irrigation Month July Is Smart Irrigation Month
It's hot. Landscape irrigation is peaking, and so is your water bill. Learn how to water efficiently and keep your landscape looking great.

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.