Los aumentos de tarifas no afectarán a los clientes de Tucson Water en jurisdicciones como Oro Valley, Marana y Sur Tucsón, sino a áreas del condado no incorporadas, incluidas Catalina Foothills y Avra Valley.
Tucson Water customers in unincorporated Pima County face a water rate increase of 10% with a higher tiered cost based on water usage.
OPINION: "But will imposing discriminatory water rates on residents of unincorporated areas really create an incentive to approve annexations? Likely no," writes Tucson attorney Ted Hinderaker.
Tucson City Council will look at four proposed rate-structure plans on June 22.
Tucson City Council will revisit the differential rate issue at a meeting June 22.
OPINION: "Unless there’s the desire to cut out the city at the heart of our region, it’s worth listening when Tucson sounds the alarm and offers its views," writes Tucson City Council member Karin Uhlich.
Tucson City Council is set to decide whether or not to raise water bills for residents in unincorporated Pima County at its meeting Tuesday, but some want more evidence for why the rate hikes are necessary.
As the Tucson City Council is set to vote on increasing water costs for residents in unincorporated county areas, the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to oppose differential water rates.
OPINION: "This fair partnership has served our region well, but it will become inequitable if city government decides in April to impose differential water rates on Tucson Water customers who live in certain parts of Pima County," writes Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott.
Flows into Lake Powell, the bulwark of the Colorado River's reservoir system, fell to record- or near-record lows from August through October. The first major shortage in CAP deliveries to farmers could occur in 2022.
Grant funds are available for low-income families who need help paying utility bills.
Local reporter Justin Sayers talks about the evolution of Tucson's stay-at-home order, how Chinese restaurants have weathered the pandemic and prejudice and where all the toilet paper has gone.
Tucson-area utilities don’t want you to worry about your bills if your financial world has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Tucson City Council has agreed to a water rate increase of no more than 5.5%, but other city departments may also need fee increases to meet various challenges.
The river once again runs dry through most of downtown Tucson. The cutback may last a few months.
Water contaminated with substance costly to treat.
Some monitoring wells, not used for drinking, contained among the highest concentrations ever found nationally at sites located near but not on a military base.
A new series of tests found record levels of a toxic and possibly cancer-causing chemical compound in groundwater in private wells just north …
A water main break on Tucson’s southwest side left about 5,000 homes without water and prompted the closure of five area schools.
Releases of reclaimed water into the river through Tucson's south side and downtown were shut down for up to three weeks for some mechanical upgrades.
Tucson Water officials experiment with the releases of reclaimed effluent into the river.
The reclaimed water released into the river flowed much farther than Tucson Water officials had expected, delighting river-watchers and bringing on wildlife.
Tucson Water will start releasing reclaimed water into the river Monday afternoon at 29th Street.