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Western Arizona tribes could lease Colorado River water to areas thirsty for development

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic The clear waters of the Colorado River flow gently through the Headgate Rock diversion dam while boaters and Jet Skiers play upstream in front of the Blue Water Resort and Casino. The dam quietly siphons off almost one fourth of Arizona’s share of Colorado River water and sends it to nearby fields […]

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[EDITORIAL] Pinal’s water supply

Posted by   /  October 12, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Copper Mountain Ranch (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Pinal Central Decades ago investors announced plans for a major development off North Pinal Avenue called Copper Mountain Ranch. Discussions were held with the city of Casa Grande, and many thought it would represent a major growth […]

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Water fight balloons between Phoenix and Desert Hills, New River

Posted by   /  October 12, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times “I’m going to do something a little unorthodox,” said John Hornewer, pacing on the church stage in his work boots. He pulled his cellphone out of a belt clip. It was time for a wake-up call, he explained. “I’m not a rule-player, in case you didn’t notice.” The […]

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Groundwater and development plans in Pinal County; Rose Law Group founder and president Jordan Rose says Pinal has ‘plenty of water for decades to come’

Posted by   /  October 11, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Copper Mountain Ranch By Dustin Gardiner | The Republic Plans for a large master-planed community in Casa Grande have hit a major roadblock: The state of Arizona says there might not be enough water underground in aquifers to support the new rooftops. And the development isn’t the only one with a water problem that could halt construction. […]

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If an Arizona resident harvests rainwater, will rebates come?

Posted by   /  October 11, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

  A team with Watershed Management Group creates a landscape rainwater system in Phoenix. /Photo courtesy of Ryan Wood/Watershed Management Group By Kianna Gardner | Cronkite News ucson and other parched Arizona cities offer rebates for businesses and homes that harvest rainwater, but the practice struggles to gain momentum in the Valley. The ancient method can […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] More water, more restoration bound for Colorado River Delta

Posted by   /  October 8, 2017  /  Featured News, Water  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star In March 2014, the staged release of water into the Colorado River Delta was an international spectacle. Thousands of onlookers joined dozens of elected and appointed officials, environmentalists and scientists at Morelos Dam at the Arizona-Sonora border south of Yuma to see the first significant flow of river […]

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Mohave County fighting CAP proposal to buy, move water to Tucson, Phoenix

Posted by   /  October 6, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star The agency that operates the CAP wants to spend $34 million on farmland and water rights from a rural slice of northwestern Arizona along the Colorado River to slake the thirst of growing Tucson and Phoenix. The Central Arizona Project’s governing board voted 13-2 Thursday to take the […]

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No end near after 4 decades of water rights litigation

Posted by   /  October 4, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Ellen O’Brien | Arizona Capitol Times The Colorado River is a major source of water for Arizona. The management of its supply involves numerous stakeholders and agencies. /Photo courtesy of Central Arizona Project After 44 years, the adjudication of water rights in Arizona is still far from being resolved, and water policy experts say that […]

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Rose Law Group Notable Tweetable: Water Politics

Posted by   /  October 3, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Rose Law Group, Water  /  No Comments

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Scottsdale Water begins use of power from Hoover Dam

Posted by   /  October 2, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

Arizona Daily Independent On October 1, 2017, Scottsdale Water will begin receiving energy from Hoover Dam – a significant step in the utility’s commitment to environmental and financial stewardship. Water weighs 8.34 pounds per gallon. Every day, Scottsdale Water treats and delivers an average of 68 million gallons of drinking water, collects and treats about […]

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