The AMWUA Story
~Our Milestones Over the Years~
AMWUA IS INCORPORATED BY MESA, PHOENIX, AND SCOTTSDALE. GLENDALE AND TEMPE JOIN.
The original five AMWUA members serve water to approximately 800,000 people; today, AMWUA’s ten members serve roughly 3.5 million.
The slides that follow mark some of AMWUA’s major efforts since its founding nearly fifty years ago.
EFFLUENT AGREEMENT IS SIGNED WITH PALO VERDE NUCLEAR GENERATING STATION
GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT ACT IS ENACTED
Today, the Act continues to be one of the nation’s most progressive laws for managing groundwater supplies.
AMWUA ESTABLISHES REGIONAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM
CAP M&I SUBCONTRACTS ARE SIGNED
Collectively, the ten AMWUA members now have subcontracts for nearly 300,000 acre-feet of CAP water. An acre-foot of water will serve approximately two households of four, per year.
The City oF CHANDLER JOINS AMWUA
Goodyear joins AMWUA
peoria joins AMWUA
ARIZONA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT IS ENACTED
UNDERGROUND WATER STORAGE, SAVINGS AND REPLENISHMENT ACT IS SIGNED
Underground storage of water for later recovery and use is now a pillar of water supply management in central Arizona.
BAN ON DRINKING WATER FOR SUBDIVISION LAKES
GILBERT JOINS AMWUA
INTERCONNECTION FACILITY AGREEMENTS ARE SIGNED WITH SRP
WATER TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENTS ARE SIGNED WITH SRP
ROOSEVELT DAM MODIFIED OPERATING AGREEMENT IS SIGNED; APPLICATIONS TO APPROPRIATE ARE FILED
CLIFF DAM REPLACEMENT WATER AGREEMENT IS SIGNED
WATER DELIVERY AND USE AGREEMENTS ARE SIGNED WITH SRP
ARIZONA WATER BANKING AUTHORITY IS ESTABLISHED
ARIZONA POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT PROGRAM IS ESTABLISHED
CAGRD PLAN OF OPERATION 2005-2015 SUBMITTED TO ADWR
AVONDALE JOINS AMWUA
AMWUA SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES STAKEHOLDER PROCESS
STAKEHOLDER COALITION ADD WATER PROPOSAL IS DEVELOPED