Not enough rain and snow. Dwindling reservoirs. Record heat. Our future water supply is in jeopardy. As Arizona struggles to find solutions, there is an obvious one right above our heads. The sun.Read More »
House speaker Andy Tobin has set up a special committee to try to address problems that have derailed a water bill he's crafted to deal with shortfalls across the state.
Tobin says the bill is likely dead this session and he'll rely on the four-member committee to fix the problems.
Herb Guenther is stepping aside as head of the Department of Water Resources, but the longtime director will stay on board as adviser.Read More »
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."Read More »