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KJZZEvery Last Drop: Tackling big questions about Arizona's water future
Water is arguably the most precious resource on Earth, essential to all forms of life. And the Colorado River has long been a lifeline for the Southwest. From ancient civilizations to modern times,...
Governor's OfficeGovernor Ducey Signs Legislation to Secure Arizona’s Water Future
Governor Doug Ducey today signed historic legislation that makes an unprecedented $1 billion investment to secure Arizona’s water future, fulfilling a promise outlined during his State...
Arizona RepublicWith massive cuts looming, Arizona will spend $1.2B to find water supply elsewhere
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a legacy-defining bill into law Wednesday making a nearly $1.2 billion down payment toward alleviating the state's water woes as Arizona faces a colossal cut to its...
12 NewsWhy $1 billion won’t avert Arizona water crisis
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law what he hailed as a $1 billion plan to “secure Arizona’s water future for the next 100 years.” But is it enough?
Phoenix Business JournalCity of Phoenix forgoes more water from Lake Mead in wake of declining levels
The city of Phoenix said Friday that it will forfeit delivery of an additional 14,000 acre-feet, or 4.5 billion gallons, of Colorado River water to shore up Lake Mead.
The SpectrumThe Colorado River Compact hasn't aged well
The Colorado River Compact turns 100 this year, but any celebration is damped down by the drying-up of the big reservoirs it enabled.
Arizona RepublicWhat will happen to the Colorado River? What we know about looming water cuts
Opinion: Lake Mead and Lake Powell are tanking, forcing Colorado River users to radically slash demand quickly. Here's what we know about how that might play out.
Arizona RepublicNo, Arizona did not set aside $1 billion for water. Consider this a down payment
Opinion: It's up to future lawmakers to fund the full billion dollars for water conservation and augmentation projects. That's unfortunate - and still a win.
Arizona RepublicPipelines? Desalination? Turf removal? Arizona commits $1B to augment, conserve water supplies
The Colorado River’s precipitous decline pushed Arizona lawmakers to deliver Gov. Doug Ducey’s $1 billion water augmentation fund — and then some — late Friday, their final...
Arizona Daily StarFeds seek ideas on how to manage a drier Colorado River
For many decades, the Colorado River was managed with the attitude that its water levels would remain roughly stable over time, punctuated by alternating wet and dry periods.