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Colorado River deal bolsters dwindling Lake Mead

Colorado River deal bolsters dwindling Lake Mead

But agreement delays CAP shortages by just a couple of years.

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Epoxy sealer may help leaky backyard fountain

Epoxy sealer may help leaky backyard fountain

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Water wells drying up on Tucson's fringes

Water wells drying up on Tucson's fringes

City aquifer called stable, but some worry more problems lurk in future.

October 25, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

Agency draws flak from environmentalists for its handling of Trench Mine runoff.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Central Arizona Project

Central Arizona Project

The Central Arizona Project in Avra Valley, north of Tucson.

October 02, 2014 2:27 pm
Conserve water, save money and get a rebate

Conserve water, save money and get a rebate

It's more fun when you "labor with your neighbor."

August 29, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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James Garner, Eber Peck, Joe King

James Garner, Eber Peck, Joe King

James Garner, star of ABC-TV’s new “Maverick” series, gets some pointers on log-rolling from world champions Eber Peck, left, and Joe King, right, at a sportsmen’s show in Hollywood, Sept. 4, 1957, Los Angeles, Calif. Despite instructions from Peck on the use of the ten-foot balancing pole, …

July 20, 2014 10:35 pm
Agua Caliente pond shrinks to its lowest level

Agua Caliente pond shrinks to its lowest level

Monsoon rains haven't revived park's withering pond.

July 14, 2014 10:00 pm Video Photos

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Immigrant kids abused in CBP custody, groups say

A complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security by several civil and human rights groups alleges abuse of immigrant children.

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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.

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Political stories from across the state (Friday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Economics driving farms to make every drop of water count

Economics driving farms to make every drop of water count

Ronald Rayner has been fascinated with water since he was a boy on his father’s farm in Goodyear. Now a partner on the family farm, A Tumbling-T Ranches, he has found a way to conserve water and double production since 1980.

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Water supply focus of court fight over proposed Sierra Vista development

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River, water rights and development went on trial here Monday.

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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

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Jackson Jenkins: When you flush, say a little thank-you for our water projects

Jackson Jenkins: When you flush, say a little thank-you for our water projects

Government often accomplishes herculean tasks with little recognition.

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Arizona's drinking-water needs will force trade-offs

Meeting the drinking-water needs of Arizona’s future population will force residents to live with trade-offs. But as more people move here and are born here, they may not have a choice, state officials say.

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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.

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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.

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It's time to move ahead and build the Rosemont Mine

It's time to move ahead and build the Rosemont Mine

Rosemont Copper has met extensive government requirements to improve its mine proposal, and so it is time to accept that the mine will be built. We respect the laws, though flawed, that permit mining in a national forest in a region with limited water.

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

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

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