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Arizona Assured It Will Get Lake Mead Water, Flake Confirms

State has been banking part of its Colorado River allocation in case of drought.

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.

Tucsonans Use More Water After Hot Days, Not During

Water utility says data show Mondays after hot weekends are high-use days.

What Does Lake Mead's Record Low Level Portend for State?

'Arizona Week' explores current conditions, future prospects for key water supply.

Alternatives to Flood Irrigation Taking Hold in Pinal

Ak-Chin commiunity converts to sprinklers, drip, other methods to stretch water supply.

Lake Mead at Lowest Level on Record, 37% Capacity

Further declines seen before upstream dam releases will build it again.

Tucson Water, Trash Rates Going Up, City Council Decides

City Council adopts water rate increase that takes median residential bill to $32.35.

How Did Business Fare in Arizona Legislative Session?

Startups, sharing economy could profit; developers in Cochise County lose.

Ducey Vetoes Water Bills Affecting Cochise County

'I will not sign legislation that threatens Arizona’s water future,' he says in veto message.

Minimal El Niño Rains Create Prime Conditions for Wildfire

Dry vegetation and blowing winds increase risk for hazardous dust storms.

Tucson Water Plans Expanded Use of Treated Wastewater

Long-term water supply requires multiple sources, water director says.

Tucson Water, Recycling Rate Increases Proposed

Public meetings scheduled this month; water rate increase could be $2.60 monthly.

Bill Would Waive Water Rules in Cochise, Yuma Counties

Currently, new housing developments need to show they have a 100-year supply

Dive deep into the water shortage gripping the west on Arizona Public Media

Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West premieres April 15 on PBS 6

Does Growing Wheat in the Desert Use Too Much Water?

Much more efficient than in decades past, farmers and researchers say.

$5.9M for Water Conservation Near Fort Huachuca

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

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