AMWUA vigorously protects our members’ ability to provide assured, safe, and sustainable water supplies and advocates for Arizona’s continued water security.
Where We Stand On The Issues
Smart water policy and careful planning, investment, and management have enabled AMWUA’s members to build robust, reliable water supplies that support our communities and economy. It is imperative that we continue to address the issues in front of us to ensure the future viability of those supplies. Learn more about some of the issues we are working on:
Where We Stand on Legislation
2017 – Fifty-third Legislature – First Regular Session
SB1124: Arizona water protect fund; appropriation
In Brief: Would appropriate $500,000 for FY18 from the state general fund for the Arizona Water Protection Fund.
SB1280: Groundwater; extinguishment credits; Pinal AMA
In Brief: Would increase groundwater mining in the Pinal AMA
HB2231: Desalination; study committee
In Brief: Would create a desalination study committee to look into possible desalination opportunities in Arizona.
HB2112: Multi-county water district; directors; elections
In Brief: Would prevent a CAP employee or a CAP employee’s spouse from serving on the CAWCD Board of Directors.
HB2330: Water augmentation systems; tax credit
In Brief: Would create a tax credit for the installation of a residential rainwater harvesting system or a residential graywater system.