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Protecting Arizona's Water Supplies For Its Next Century
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Effective October 9, 2015, the Director's decision of August 12, 2015 that the San Simon Valley Sub-basin of the Safford Groundwater Basin should not be designated as a subsequent Irrigation Non-Expansion Area is final. The time for parties to seek judicial review of the Director’s Decision has expired. Click here for information.

Representatives T.J. Shope and Frank Pratt have formed a local water group that is tasked with examining the existing Assured Water Supply Rules as they relate to extinguishment credits in the Pinal AMA. 11/08/13 - 12/31/15
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
Based on ADWR research, estimated water use rates for new subdivisions have been revised. 10/22/15 - 11/30/16
Draft Tucson AMA Fourth Management Plan 11/19/15 - 05/31/16
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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