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Protecting Arizona's Water Supplies For Its Next Century
Welcome! to the Arizona Department of Water Resources Web site

Notice for residents in Southeast Arizona: Click here to report that your well has gone dry or to volunteer access to your well for water level data collection. Preliminary survey results now also available to download.

  • Our office will be closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day

  • Arizona's Strategic Vision for Water Supply Sustainability

  • ADWR Director issues the Proposed Management Plan for the Prescott Active Management Area for the Fourth Management Period.

  • Arizona Drought: 5 reasons why the drought should concern you and 5 more why you shouldn't panic

  • Director Mike Lacey Appeared on PBS Horizon

    Director Michael Lacey discusses Strategies that will help Arizona to meet its future water needs

  • Current Colorado River Conditions

01/14/14 - 01/14/15
Click here to access information regarding the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Agreement 05/20/14 - 01/01/15
Click here to view and download data for new ADWR report entitled " Statewide Groundwater Level Changes in Arizona, Water Years 1993 to 2013, 2003 to 2013, and 2012 to 2013" Open File Report Number 13. 08/08/14 - 01/01/15
ADWR has amended the AWS Rules for the Pinal AMA to delay the schedule for annually reducing the allocation factor used to calculate grandfathered groundwater right extinguishment credits in the AMA. 09/29/14 - 01/04/15
Presented on October 15, 2014 in Willcox Arizona 10/01/14 - 12/31/14
11/13/14 - 01/09/15
ADWR and CAP agree to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, California, Nevada and municipal water agencies as a first step to protect Colorado River water supplies 12/04/14 - 01/30/15
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 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
Michael J. Lacey

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