Tenney: Bill "sets a dangerous precedent of interfering with the goals of the Groundwater Management Act to the detriment of the state."
"Water in the Southwest remains a scarce resource that must be managed cooperatively with a long-term view."
The Bureau of Reclamation said it will release 9 million acre-feet from Lake Powell, sending it down the Colorado to Lake Mead.
Lower Colorado River atop a conservation group's annual list of "America's Most Endangered Rivers."
Ward-Morris: "We are prepared and as long as we continue to invest in our supplies and our infrastructure and plan for the future we can manage. We will be fine"
"The agreement is an excellent model for how to move ahead, and a timely reminder that the need for long-term conservation efforts is not negated by one wet winter."
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.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey illustrated strong and consistent leadership in addressing Arizona's pressing water supply needs with two significant announcements.
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