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Development and the San Pedro

The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a homebuilder in Sierra Vista despite concerns about the San Pedro River.

Top Water Official Gives States Deadline for Colorado River Drought Deal

A final deal will require federal legislation and approval by the Arizona Legislature.

US States to Meet at Deadline on Colorado River Drought Plan

Arizona has been the holdout as the clock ticks on striking a deal for a contingency plan.

Study: US Groundwater Supply Falls Short of Estimations

Understanding the findings with UA hydrologist and researcher Jennifer McIntosh.

Shaping Arizona Water Policy in 2019

Vanessa Barchfield interviews incoming State House Speaker Russels Bowers.

Water Policy; Mexican President Inaugurated; OSIRIS-REx Arrives

Plus, understanding a nationwide study on the depletion of groundwater supplies.

Early Season Snow Delights Skiers, but the Drought is Far From Over

Experts say the bigger picture is more complicated, and is compounded by the effects of climate change.

A Surprise Choice in the Central Arizona Project Board Election

Republican April Pinger did not have a campaign website or respond to any questions from the Arizona Republic.

Tucson, Marana Suing Makers of Chemicals Found in Well Water

They seek damages for dealing with compounds called PFCs, which don't have established regulatory limits.

Three Things to Know About Colorado River Plans in the Works

Climate change is growing the gap between the river’s supply, and the demands in the communities that rely on it.

Impasse Over Who Loses Water, and How Much, Could Sink Arizona Drought Planning

A water dispute is playing out between Central Arizona cities, tribes and farms.

Citizen-Science Project Looks to Test for Polluted Rainwater

The five-year program teaches residents how to measure what's in their harvested rainwater.

CD3 Candidates See Separate Paths Forward on Immigration

One of 9 U.S. House districts that border Mexico, the topic looms large in Southwestern Arizona.

Colorado River Reservoirs Start Water Year At Lowest Point in 40 Years

The reservoirs haven't been at 47 percent capacity since they were filled.

Tucson Water Disputes 'Contaminated' Water Report

The director says the cancer-linked compounds present in the water are well below federal levels.

Will Water Return to Tucson's Washes?

A group hopes to restore running water to the city's watershed.

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