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Responding to federal pressure, Upper Colorado River states seek to bring back conservation program

Colorado River states are facing a deadline to cut their water use.

Wa:k–where the water goes in

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

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.

The Buzz previews AZPM's new water podcast Tapped

Join us for a look at a new series that tells the stories of how we use water.

Fort Huachuca receives $2.8M for water and environment conservation projects

The Army post is working with partners in Sierra Vista.

Governor signs $1.2B water plan as Arizona faces cutbacks

A $1 billion fund will help get new water supplies into Arizona, including a possible desalination plant Ducey has touted.

Yuma Farmers Assess Water Usage Amid Drought

What are regional lettuce producers doing to make lettuce farming more sustainable, and what is the future of this water-intensive crop that depends on the Colorado River?

ASU online water tool updates help Arizonans learn about waterways

The project covers shortages, farmland data, pollution levels and other aspects of water usage.

Residents in Cochise County organize vote to establish water regulation

Many in the Douglas and Willcox Basins say their wells are going dry as big business moves in around them

Sonora governor: Desalination will have to be part of state water supply

With at least a dozen neighborhoods in Hermosillo already experiencing water shortages this summer, the state is confronting a future without enough water for residents.

Hydropower customers could pay extra fees

Federal law requires fees be paid whether or not dams are generating power.

Tucson willing to give up some Colorado River water

The Mayor and Council are looking at how to take stress off Lake Powell and Lake Mead.

Longfin Dace

For the first time in 110 years, the longfin dace will swim in the waters of downtown Tucson.

For this summer's water forecast, climate experts are looking back to winter

Snow is the key to water in Arizona and other the Colorado River Basin states.

Making the most of water in Tucson

As the monsoon approaches, The Buzz focuses on rainwater harvesting.

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