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Scottsdale IndependentCity Council considering raising utility rates
The Scottsdale City Council heard proposals from staff to increase water, sewer and solid waste rates during its regularly scheduled meeting March 7, though it is not scheduled to vote on the...
USA TodayWater crisis in West: Massive reservoir Lake Powell hits historic low water level
Lake Powell, the nation's second-largest reservoir and one that provides water and power to millions of people in southern California, has reached its lowest levels since its first filling...
Arizona RepublicWater conservation is main concern among Arizona voters, poll shows
Arizona voters show an unmoving concern about environmental conservation even as other issues become more pressing, according to a bipartisan poll released Wednesday.
ABC 15Loophole in law threatens future Arizona water supply, expert and lawmaker says
From Yavapai to Maricopa to Pinal counties, freestanding houses in planned communities are going up by the hundreds. But many are not for sale. They are for rent. It's a model that...
ABC 15Phoenix looks to bolster its existing water supplies with new development policies
The city of Phoenix wants to implement new water conservation policies for future development as it continues attracting residents, companies and big projects to the Valley.
Arizona Daily Star'Game of chicken' or 'chess game,' Colorado River solution elusive
After more than seven months of fruitless negotiating over how to slash Colorado River water use, the seven river basin states’ officials will now talk some more.
Arizona RepublicSens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly upbeat about water solutions for the Southwest, even after crucial deadline was missed
Both of Arizona’s U.S. senators, in different ways, are projecting optimism about the state’s long-term water security even after a week in which California could not join other...
ABC 15Sen. Sinema tells cities to work together to secure federal drought relief money
Right now, the seven states that rely on the Colorado River are trying to reach an agreement. This week, six states including Arizona, sent a proposal to reduce their allotment of Colorado...
Arizona RepublicWhy 2 competing plans to save the Colorado River could be a good thing
Opinion: The battle lines aren't new, but the level of detail is in two plans to stabilize the Colorado River. That's a win for all of us.
USA Today'Dead pool' approaches: Western water crisis looms as California complicates critical water deal
A water crisis is looming in the West as seven states struggle to agree on how to divide water from the mighty Colorado River.