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The Modern Toilet: A Contender for Water Conservation MVP

The toilet's rise to a central role in conservation included an act of Congress, logs of miso paste and some serious elbow grease.

Drought Forces Emergency Measures for US West's Wild Horses

Parts of the region have witnessed some of the driest conditions on record, putting stress on wild horses experiencing overpopulation.

Water Conservation Ethic Grows in Utah While Some Eye Pipeline Project

The state requires districts to set usage goals as developers look to projects to increase the flow to consumers.

Havasu Falls-Area Flooding Forces 200 Evacuations

No injuries reported; the popular destination on tribal land is expected to be closed for more than a week.

Water Managers Meet to Plan for Low Colorado Flow

Officials say they hope for cohesiveness as they put together a drought contingency plan to be approved by Arizona lawmakers.

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

CAP Walks Away From Mohave County Land Deal

Communities along the Colorado River had protested the deal over many months.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Climate Change Means A Hotter, Drier Future In The Colorado River Headwaters, Study Says

Study examined impacts in Colorado's high country, where warmer temperatures are already reducing flow.

Navajo Nation Gets Federal Funds for River Recovery

The money will go toward efforts to aid recovery of the Colorado pikeminnow and the razorback sucker.

Ex-Arizona Regulator Charged With Bribery Heads to Trial

Gary Pierce and three others dispute the allegations in the influence-peddling case.

To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

Climate Change is Making Droughts Worse In the Western US, Study Says

NASA scientist cites evidence of climate change's impact on drought likelihood, severity.

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