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Water Issues

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…
New golf courses unlikely in Southern Arizona as costs rise, appeal fades

New golf courses unlikely in Southern Arizona as costs rise, appeal fades

Alex Prewitt plays Dell Urich Golf Course, 600 S. Alvernon Way. The low areas on the courses have not been overseeded, and the water to those areas has been reduced. Courses increasingly are not watering transitional areas as they struggle with fewer golfers.

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New golf courses unlikely in Southern Arizona as costs rise, appeal fades

New golf courses unlikely in Southern Arizona as costs rise, appeal fades

For decades, Tucson's growth traced the edges of golf course after ever-longer golf course as developers sought premiums on lots adjacent to a sea of rolling emerald turf.

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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UA scientists focus of PBS special Sunday

April 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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Lemonade Days of Summer Smoothies!

Flavors: The Pucker, The Squeeze, and The Crunch - for a limit…