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 31.
Residents of these communities are desperately trying to find a solution before the end of the year.