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The Director has issued findings and a decision that the San Simon Valley Sub-basin of the Safford Basin shall not be designated as an irrigation non-expansion area. Click here for information regarding the Director's Findings, Decision and Order.

ADWR is currently reviewing the CAGRD 2015 Plan of Operation. Click here to view the 2015 Plan and supporting information. 12/30/14 - 11/30/15
02/08/15 - 12/31/15
The Department received a petition for the Initiation of Procedures to Designate an Irrigation Non-Expansion Area for the San Simon Valley Sub-basin. Click here for more information. 02/16/15 - 12/31/15
This report highlights agricultural water use efficiency in the Yuma area. 04/08/15 - 08/31/15
ADWR has been using InSAR data since 2002 to monitor land subsidence throughout Arizona. Land subsidence maps have been updated to reflect the last twelve months of InSAR data collection through May 2015 06/03/15 - 09/30/15
The public is invited to comment on this proposed transfer of CAP water. Written comments may be submitted thru July 13, 2015 06/07/15 - 09/30/15
Click here to access Imaged Records and ADWR’s live databases and interactive maps -
Arizona Department of Water Resources Fees -
Locations where notices of public meetings will be posted. -
Click here to view the history of water management in Arizona. -
Submit groundwater levels to the Department through 3rd party on-line data portal. WLs are directly input into ADWR Groundwater Site Inventory (GWSI) database -
Click here to file your Annual Water Withdrawal and Use Reports online 08/06/15 - 08/31/20
Click here to review the Departments DRAFT proposal of the final fee rulemaking package (PDF)


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3550 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
Phone: 602.771.8500

ADWR is the steward of Arizona's water future and ensures long-term, reliable water supplies to support the continued economic prosperity of the State. ADWR is continually Protecting Arizona's Water Supplies for its Next Century

ADWR Director
Thomas Buschatzke

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