Sonora governor criticizes desalination plan
The governor of Sonora, Mexico, is casting doubt on the proposal to put a desalination plant that would treat seawater in Mexico and pump it back to Arizona.
Lawmakers object to desal process, can’t do anything about it
Lawmakers grilled representatives of the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority and a company that wants to build a desalination plant in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico on Tuesday over a proposal they say was not handled transparently.
Ducey’s desalination plan clears first hurdle
A plan pushed by Gov. Doug Ducey to use desalinated seawater to address Arizona’s water woes crossed a major hurdle today. Despite transparency concerns from lawmakers, the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority board unanimously approved a resolution today directing the board chairman and staff to begin discussions with IDE Technologies, an Israeli company planning to build a desalination plant[...]
Water board set to vote on desalination plant
The wheels are finally moving on the proposed desalination plant backed by Governor Doug Ducey just two weeks before he is scheduled to leave office – but the Legislature is concerned the process is moving too fast.
Ducey signs bill to address dwindling water supply
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday to provide $1.2 billion to fund grandiose projects to find new water for Arizona and smaller ones to conserve what the state already has.
Ducey signs pipeline pact with New Mexico, Sonora
"This is just a way for us to work with our neighbors and promote binational trade,'' the governor said, pointing out that Sonora already is Arizona's largest trading partner.