water cutbacks, Arizona
May 25, 2023

Arizona gets hit hardest in Colorado River plan

More than half of the 3 million acre-feet in water cuts announced as part of a multi-state conservation deal will come from Arizona, state officials said on May 25.

water, Bureau of Reclamation, drought, Arizona, California, Colorado River
Apr 21, 2023

Feds apply pressure for water deal

The federal government is prodding Colorado River basin states, particularly Arizona and California, to come to a deal for shared cuts in water use.

Jun 24, 2022

Billion-dollar water authority expansion plan passes Legislature

A bipartisan water plan to expand the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority passed through the Legislature on Friday evening after months of grueling negotiation. 

(Photo by Ellen O'Brien)
Jan 28, 2020

Arizona’s budget must reflect our water challenges

There’s no doubt that our water challenges are myriad and addressing them will require a range of solutions. But funding the department, returning it to satisfactory staffing levels and providing competitive salaries for employee retention is an essential part of the path forward.