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Strong sense of place

Aug 8, 2022 Tucson made big changes that had big impacts on its water consumption.

The water came back

Aug 1, 2022 Poor water practices made the Santa Cruz River practically disappear, but new efforts have some water flowing again. And when there’s water in the desert, life follows quickly.

“Not here for some agrarian fantasy”

Jul 25, 2022 Arizona plays a big role in providing Americans with fresh greens year-round, and its farmers are feeling the pressure to keep that going while cutting down on water. It’s also not an easy place to start farming from scratch.

Wa:k–where the water goes in

Jul 18, 2022 The Tohono O’odham Nation and its predecessors, the Huhugam, have used canals to move water around Southern Arizona for millenia. Today, the Tohono O’odham Nation is looking into those older practices around water and bringing some back into the fold.

When you touch it, it gets worse

Jul 18, 2022 The City of Bisbee's antiquated water systems are slowing down the fire department in the face of longer and more dangerous wildfire seasons. Town leaders are looking to solve the problem while improving their water infrastructure on the whole.

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