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Robson Ranch residents peeved at complaints, coverage of outage

Posted by   /  April 25, 2017  /  Real Estate, Water  /  No Comments

By Tanner Clinch | PinalCentral A number of residents of Robson Ranch are up in arms concerning the complaints reported by other residents about a water outage in the senior community on Friday. The outage was the second in two weeks and caused the Eloy Fire District to spend the day supplying water to the […]

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‘Mixed feelings’ — Court of Appeals rules on Verde Ditch

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Water  /  No Comments

Ditch company, Salt River Project not permitted to litigate shareholders’ water rights in county Superior Court By Bill Helm | Bugle The Verde Ditch Company and the Salt River Project are not permitted to litigate the water rights of Verde Ditch shareholders in the Yavapai County Superior Court, said the ruling of a three-judge panel […]

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Goddard accuses state of ‘sneak attack’ blindsiding Central Arizona Project

Posted by   /  April 17, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

Former Attorney General Terry Goddard accused attorneys for the Arizona Department of Water Resources (AWDR) ethical lapses and of blindsiding the Central Arizona Project (CAP) over their filing of a legal brief in an employment lawsuit involving the water district, Arizona Capitol Times reports. The lawsuit was filed in 2012 by a former employee of […]

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Coal plant closure signals major changes for Central Arizona Project

Posted by   /  April 14, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Water  /  No Comments

By Danielle Izzo | Breaking Energy Arizona utilities have come to an agreement on the future of the operations at the Navajo Generating Station. Their recent decision will result in the closing of the coal plant, which has been a key energy source for the Central Arizona Project. The Central Arizona Project, which makes use […]

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New solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air

Posted by   /  April 13, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Water  /  No Comments

By Robert Service | Science You can’t squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that uses sunlight to suck water vapor from air, even in low humidity. The device can produce nearly 3 liters of water per day, and researchers say […]

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Colorado River tops group’s ‘endangered’ list — again

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

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star Once again, a section of the Colorado River leads a national environmental group’s list of the U.S.’s most endangered rivers. Related:  National campaign to restore water ecosystems helps fund projects in Verde Valley But American Rivers says it’s put the Lower Colorado River No. 1 on its list […]

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Water cooperation across U.S.-Mexico border essential, complex

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

By Garrison Murphy | Cronkite News NOGALES — Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, share something more meaningful than their city name. They also share a source of water that is vital to their region of the border. Officials from Sonora and Arizona say binational water cooperation is essential to their survival and growth. Both also […]

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Ak-Chin files suit against CAP for water threats

Posted by   /  March 29, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Water  /  No Comments

By Kevin Reagan | Pinal Central The Ak-Chin Indian Community has filed suit against the Central Arizona Water Conservation District after its water rights recently came under threat. Lawyers filed a complaint Tuesday in federal court to ensure the water district continues delivering water entitlements to the community, located near Maricopa. In a letter sent […]

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What’s being done to improve Arizona’s infrastructure

Posted by   /  March 27, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Real Estate, Transportation, Water  /  No Comments

AzBigMedia Arizona’s infrastructure is the subject of significant debate this legislative session. While infrastructure can be defined in many ways, it is essential for the efficient movement of people, goods and elections. Last fall, a citizen task force studied the issue of transportation funding. Their efforts resulted in several pieces of legislation considered by the […]

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Controversy over large-scale water pumping by foreign-owned farms reaches Arizona Capitol; Rose Law Group land use and water attorney Thomas Galvin testifies

Posted by   /  March 27, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Isaac Windes | Arizona Capitol Times Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte Farms. A bill requiring the collection of data, such as the water levels of basins and the number of wells in northwestern Arizona, isn’t going anywhere at the state Capitol, but it’s having an impact anyway. Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte Farms. […]

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