By Joanna Allhands | AZ Central
Homes that were built without an assured water supply in New River lost their hauled water in 2017, though EPCOR later stepped in. A similar story is now playing out in Rio Verde Foothills, northeast of Scottsdale – but this time, EPCOR has said it is unable to help.
You can picture the headline now, and it’s not a good one:
Hundreds of homes lack running water near one of Arizona’s wealthiest cities.
Homes with no wells or connections to a formal water system have been allowed to proliferate in Rio Verde Foothills, a 20 square-mile strip of county land northeast of Scottsdale.