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New Kyl center at ASU steps in to resolve water rights conflicts (access required)

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The Kyl Center for Water Policy opened last November at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy. Since Sarah Porter was hired as director in January, she and her team have set out to resolve the long-standing issue of determining the nature, extent and relative priority of water rights in Arizona. The process is known as general stream adjudication.

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The Arizona Corporation Commission, water issues and your pocketbook

The Arizona Corporation Commission, water issues and your pocketbook

Lately, accusations of impropriety within the ranks of the Corporation Commission have been released in various news media. It is imperative that the officials of the most powerful group affecting the pocketbooks of the greatest portion of the state’s population remain unbiased and deal with only “the facts at hand” over the rate cases they preside.

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Overusing groundwater threatens Arizona’s future

The director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources says the state has to stop its denial when it comes to water. "We're spoiled by cheap, easily available water and have been for a long time," Herb Guenther said. "We have a lot of water compared to other Western states. But we need to use it in a sustainable way."

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SRP fights to protect stakeholder water rights (access required)

We appreciate the Arizona Capitol Times for focusing on the complicated legal battle over the future of the Upper Verde River, but what needs to be emphasized is that Salt River Project is in no way attempting to expand the rights of our water shareholders — not in northern Arizona or any part of our water service territory.

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