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GRIC pulls back on drought plan

Posted by   /  February 15, 2019  /  Water  /  No Comments

  By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services A major player in the drought contingency plan on Thursday yanked its scheduled ratification of its part of the deal, potentially upending any chance of the state meeting the March 4 deadline set by the Bureau of Reclamation. Stephen Roe Lewis, governor of the Gila River Indian Community, […]

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H2O Woes: Water leaders sound off on Valley’s water supply

Posted by   /  January 31, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Angela Gonzales  | Phoenix Business Journal  Arizona water managers have been negotiating a plan to distribute Arizona’s share of water cutbacks from the Colorado River throughout the state. The deadline to get a Drought Contingency Plan to the federal government was Jan. 31. These proposed cutbacks are in addition to 2007 interim guidelines, which were designed […]

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These key players could decide the fate of the Colorado River drought deal

Posted by   /  January 28, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

  By Ian James and Dustin Gardiner | Arizona Republic Federal Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman has drawn a line in the sand for Arizona and other Western states: Finish a deal to take less water from the Colorado River by Thursday, or the federal government will be forced to step in and decide how to prevent reservoirs from […]

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