Showing: 1-20 of 25

Colorado River

Tucson, Phoenix cut deal to fend off water shortages

Tucson, Phoenix cut deal to fend off water shortages

Deal gives capital our CAP credits in exchange for its excess supplies.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

Photos

Loading…
Tucson starting water sharing arrangement with Phoenix

Tucson starting water sharing arrangement with Phoenix

PHOENIX — Phoenix and Tucson are entering into a water sharing arrangement that officials say benefits both cities.

October 02, 2014 11:07 amLoading…
Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

That's what one developer wants, but some Navajo Nation members have doubts.

July 21, 2014 2:51 pmLoading…
Underwater sensing device confirms Colorado River met the sea

Underwater sensing device confirms Colorado River met the sea

It wasn’t only a conservationist who recorded this week’s meeting of the Colorado River with the Gulf of California’s high tides.

May 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Colorado River and Gulf of California finally meet

The Colorado River met the sea Thursday for the first time in at least 16 years.

May 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Advance planning crucial to CAP water sustainability

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) is the primary steward of Central and Southern Arizona’s Colorado River water resources. As such, we have an important role to play in supporting the health and sustainability of the river.

May 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA scientists among many studying Colorado River water release

UA scientists among many studying Colorado River water release

This week’s big pulse of water into the long-parched Colorado River Delta will be one of the most studied water releases ever.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Mine Tales: Steamboats boosted trade along 500-mile corridor

Mine Tales: Steamboats boosted trade along 500-mile corridor

Colorado River steamboat transportation made a significant impact in opening the Arizona Territory to commerce in the latter half of the 19th century.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
While California wilts under drought, Colorado River supply OK — for now

While California wilts under drought, Colorado River supply OK — for now

While Californians sell cattle, halt salmon fishing and stop watering lawns due to an unyielding drought, the water picture is brighter — in the short term at least — for Arizona and the rest of the Colorado River Basin.

February 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA undergraduate research program was good preparation for catching monster fish

UA undergraduate research program was good preparation for catching monster fish

"Monster Fish" host Zeb Hogan studied the fish of the Colorado River during his undergraduate days at the University of Arizona.

February 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
Sandy Fabritz-Whitney: Another step in securing Arizona’s future prosperity – a strategic water plan

Sandy Fabritz-Whitney: Another step in securing Arizona’s future prosperity – a strategic water plan

Arizona has a long history of addressing our water supply challenges.

January 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona is overdue to discuss its No. 1 problem: water

Here’s why water must be Arizona’s top public-policy debate:

January 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

There is not enough water. Supplies are decreasing due to drought conditions and demand is increasing.

September 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

We've met state goal of groundwater balance

Despite years of growing concern about drought, some good water news has emerged: The Tucson area has balanced its water pumping with recharge more than a decade ahead of schedule.

September 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Feds cut Colorado River releases; CAP shortage risks increase

Feds cut Colorado River releases; CAP shortage risks increase

The federal government tightened the screws on the overtaxed Colorado River Friday, announcing that it will cut water releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead for the first time ever starting in October.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
County planning to develop 42-mile route along canal

County planning to develop 42-mile route along canal

Wildflowers carpet the sides of an access road southeast of North Sandario and West Mile Wide roads along a section of a proposed multiple-use trail that would follow the Central Arizona Project canal.

September 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
County planning to develop 42-mile route along canal

County planning to develop 42-mile route along canal

Recreational trails trace riverbanks across metro Tucson, so why not try the same thing along another watercourse: the Central Arizona Project canal?

September 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Grand Canyon Skywalk developer wins $28M judgment

Grand Canyon Skywalk developer wins $28M judgment

FLAGSTAFF — An arbitrator has awarded a Las Vegas developer about $28 million in a contract dispute over the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

August 24, 2012 1:53 pm Related Loading…

Hoover Dam bridge suicides spur review

Nevada Department of Transportation officials are considering ways to curb suicides at the Hoover Dam bypass bridge after a fourth person plunged from the bridge walkway to the Colorado River.

July 27, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Boy Scout drowns at Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northern Arizona say a Utah teenager has apparently drowned at the Grand Canyon.

June 21, 2012 3:22 pm

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...
View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...