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Tanque Verde Wash caught up in golf course-well conflict

Tanque Verde Wash caught up in golf course-well conflict

The Tanque Verde Wash, unlike most of its Tucson counterparts, still blooms with yellowing cottonwood and willow trees during autumn’s current peak.

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As population, sewer use go up, so do energy costs

As population, sewer use go up, so do energy costs

These are some of the final clarifiers at the Ina Road treatment plant.

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As population, sewer use go up, so do energy costs

As population, sewer use go up, so do energy costs

Arturo Norzagaray, the Ina Road treatment plant's manager, holds water he just collected inside the final sampling building at the plant.

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As population, sewer use go up, so do energy costs

As population, sewer use go up, so do energy costs

When it comes to water, energy and the environment, there is no free ride.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dispute looms in Sierra Vista over housing vs. water rights

Dispute looms in Sierra Vista over housing vs. water rights

Dead trees lie piled along the San Pedro River in Sierra Vista. Environmental activists and the federal Bureau of Land Management have filed suit in Superior Court to overturn the state's approval of water use for a proposed nearby 6,900-home and apartment development.

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Dispute looms in Sierra Vista over housing vs. water rights

Dispute looms in Sierra Vista over housing vs. water rights

A sign warns hunters and trespassers to keep clear of land proposed for 6,900 homes and apartments, which would be developed north of Buffalo Soldier Trail and east of Arizona 92 in Sierra Vista. The nearby San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area was established in 1988.

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Dispute looms in Sierra Vista over housing vs. water rights

Dispute looms in Sierra Vista over housing vs. water rights

On the surface, new litigation over the San Pedro is pitting the Southwest's last major free-flowing river against the future of Sierra Vista and its environs.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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