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Study: Lake Mead Shortage Could Slow Home Construction, Agriculture

Drought declaration would cause rationing that would affect adequate water supplies.

Jaguar Photographed in Huachuca Mountains, a First

Preliminary indications are that the animal has not been spotted before.

Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight Through Thursday Morning

Freeze and hard-freeze warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service.

Permit Holders Can Cut Their Own Christmas Trees in Coronado Forest

There are a limited number of permits and certain conditions apply.

TEP Plans to Add More Solar, Wind Power to Energy Portfolio

Two recent requests for proposal would add 100 MW of each for 20 years.

Tucson Team Takes Prize for Wastewater-to-Beer Idea

Group will use $250,000 water innovation award to set their idea in motion.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

Sensors, Signs: System to Warn I-10 Drivers of Dust Storms

Electronic monitoring will take place along a 10-mile stretch between Eloy and Casa Grande.

Pima County Now Offers Air Quality Permits Online

24/7 service aimed at construction that could add dirt, pollutants to the air.

Flash Flood Warning in Effect in Tucson Metro Area Tuesday

Streets flooded throughout area; authorities advise staying indoors, using caution.

Tucson Recorded 1.59 Inches of Rain in June, Second Most

Rainfall total for month topped 1 inch two other times, including record 2.07 in 1938.

Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration

Many holiday festivities could spark urban and wild fires if residents are not careful.

Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup

Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

Forest Officials: Too Many Unattended Campfires

Crews in Coronado Forest's Catalina District say this is peak fire season.

Pima County Issues Air Quality Watch, First of Season

Those with heart or lung conditions cautioned to avoid exposure to outdoors.

$5.9M for Water Conservation Near Fort Huachuca

Tucson non-profit Arizona Land and Water Trust will get federal money.

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