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State water officials say no crisis in near future

Posted by   /  November 17, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch Water officials say there’s no cause for alarm on a water crisis in Arizona, at least not yet. Speaking to the Economic Development Group of Eloy on Thursday at Robson Ranch, Mark Lewis, a Central Arizona Project board member, said CAP has spent more than $40 million to […]

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Can better water and energy use boost real estate development?

Posted by   /  November 3, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By David McGlothlin | AZBigMedia Water, energy and real estate development are all interconnected and dependent on each other like three legs of a tripod. If one leg falters, the other two soon follow. Valley Partnership’s mission in advocating for responsible development coincides with advocacy for the responsible management, delivery and advancement of Arizona’s water […]

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Even with stopgap, water cutoff may leave New River high and dry

Posted by   /  October 30, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

By Joseph Flaherty | Phoenix New Times The clock is ticking for residents in New River and Desert Hills. About 1,000 to 1,500 homes in these unincorporated communities north of Phoenix rely on water hauled by trucks, which refill at the city of Phoenix’s fire hydrants. But Phoenix has said it will cut haulers off on December […]

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Who controls the water? Arizona agencies slug it out

Posted by   /  October 29, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily For three years, federal, state and local water officials have hunted for a solution to declining water levels at Lake Mead, a key drinking-water source for Tucson, Phoenix and their suburbs. But in the past few months, a bitter power struggle between Arizona’s two top water agencies has ground […]

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Globe-Miami: Water challenges in the local areas

Posted by   /  October 26, 2017  /  Water  /  No Comments

Arizona Silver Belt For years the water supply and infrastructures along with the current demands have been a challenge in the “Cobre Valley” area. In April 2015, Globe-Miami Times wrote an article giving a lot of information about the problems along with the history behind water in Globe. Rural areas such as Globe-Maimi rely on […]

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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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Water wars: Are hundreds of residents going to go thirsty north of Phoenix?

Posted by   /  September 29, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Rebekah L. Sanders | The Republic The hushed desert surrounding New River north of Phoenix charms residents, but a water war erupting within the unincorporated community is threatening the peace. Hundreds of residents are slated to lose affordable access to privately hauled drinking water at the end of the year because of a city of Phoenix crackdown on water haulers refilling […]

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Pima County streamlines development process

Posted by   /  September 5, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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Approval for water and wastewater system now going through Development Services PIMA COUNTY – Beginning Sept. 1, Pima County Development Services Department will oversee the review and approval processes for water and wastewater systems for all jurisdictions within Pima County. Building on efforts to streamline the development process, applicants who previously were required to receive […]

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Ground subsidence, that sinking feeling

Posted by   /  September 4, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis Arizona Daily Star The ground is stabilizing under Tucson and Phoenix, but sinking faster than ever under many rural farming areas around the state. The phenomenon known as land subsidence is showing a two-way trend due to differences in the kinds of water supplies and water management used in varying regions, officials […]

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[Column] Arizona’s water war is escalating

Posted by   /  August 25, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

A fight over how to conserve water in Lake Mead is growing and involving more people — many of who just want the whole thing to end By Joanna Allhands (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) The battle to determine how Arizona handles future water-supply cuts is quickly becoming a war. […]

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