Arizona pauses home development in some parts of Phoenix area
Arizona will tap the brakes on new development in some parts of Greater Phoenix, Gov. Katie Hobbs announced on Thursday.
It’s time to have honest debate about water
SB1660 is a much needed first step in confronting our water crisis.
Panel moves to force Scottsdale to give Rio Verde water
A House panel passed a bill that would force Scottsdale to temporarily resume service providing water to the unincorporated Rio Verde community, but Democrats withheld the support needed for immediate relief.
Hobbs pivots water focus to conservation
Gov. Katie Hobbs wants to expand groundwater conservation efforts in Arizona’s rural areas.
Policies will ensure not having to choose between water and economic growth
We can no longer rely on the water resources that once seemed abundant. Dwindling Colorado River supplies coupled with inadequate groundwater regulation in large parts of Arizona have put the entire state in a tough position.
Lawmaker to push bill banning sale of Colorado River rights
As far as Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, is concerned, she has just begun to fight. Cobb remains steadfast against a deal that allows a farm along the Colorado River to sell millions of gallons of water to the city of Queen Creek.
The work ahead for Arizona’s water future
Reaching a lasting accord on these challenges is not done by one group working the process alone, but by all of us working together to eliminate uncertainty and strengthen our state’s negotiating posture as we prepare to meet the demands of growth.
Governor’s Office proposes major rewrite of water laws
Gov. Doug Ducey’s office is pushing for a spate of changes aimed at altering water laws, from groundwater rules to audits of another public body.