Phoenix has made great progress in shifting from grass to desert-friendly landscapes without mandates.
Bill proposes that cities be barred from adopting rules mandating that native plants be salvaged or requiring the planting of specific types and sizes of plants and trees.
If lawmakers support the developers' latest effort to undermine local control, Arizona's signature cactus will lose the protections that communities believe it deserves.
Kathleen Ferris of AMWUA points out that demand in major cities has dropped amid conservation efforts.
Investment in infrastructure, planning, smart policies, reuse, and conservation provide certainty for economic development.
Former water director: Arizona must fix three big holes in its groundwater law. Our water supply depends on it.
More than 91% of Arizonans believe the state should resolve water issues before possibly exacerbating them by growth.
As supplies grow tighter, the southwest seeks balance.
87% of Arizonans polled ranked maintaining adequate water supply and quality as a critical issue for the state.
AMWUA seeks an experienced water professional and manager to serve as its Executive Director. Learn more.