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Arizona Lawmaker Accused of Endangering Colorado River Drought Plan

A Gila River Indian Community leader says proposed legislation threatens the tribe's water rights.

Experts: Southwestern US Sees Some Drought Relief

Though climate scientists warn recent moisture isn't enough to relieve worries over the long-term water supply.

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

Roundtable: Government Reopening, Water Conservation, New AZ Republican Chair

Plus, Southern Arizona journalists ask, "Is bipartisanship truly a priority in the Arizona Legislature?"

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

Thursday Marks Last Day for Arizona to Approve Drought Plan

The Legislature must pass a water-use plan today or the federal government will step in.

Deadline Nears for Colorado River Drought Plan

Arizona's plan has yet to be approved the the state Legislature, while other six states have already agreed to plans.

Wading Into Colorado River Negotiations

Time is almost up for Arizona to approve a drought contingency plan.

Drought Hangover Likely to Deplete Spring Runoff, Report Says

Despite "OK" snowpack, the hot and dry conditions of 2018 put the Southwest in a drought hangover.

Ducey Aims for Bipartisan Tone in State of State

The governor led his speech with water and the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan.

Charting a New Course for Water Supply in the Southwest

Water managers in Colorado River Basin states spent much of 2018 working on drought contingency plans.

Trump Proposal Could Strip Arizona Waterways of Pollution Protections

Proposed changes to the Clean Water Act could impact 96 percent of the state's waterways, official says.

Fear And Grieving in Las Vegas: Colorado River Managers Struggle With Water Scarcity

Water managers were supposed to finish drought contingency plans by the end of the year. They're likely to miss that deadline.

Development and the San Pedro

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

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