By Tom Scanlon | The Foothills Focus
What can be described as a “water war” between Cave Creek and Carefree shows no signs of a peaceful settlement.
First, the two towns exchanged valuations last week.
Then, they exchanged heated accusations.
Carefree filed a complaint in condemnation Jan. 29, 2019, stating it wanted to exercise the right to take over a portion of the water system. The question of how much Carefree will pay to take back the 554 Carefree residents Cave Creek serves is the fill-in-the-blank million-dollar question.