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Arizona Department of Water Resources field hydrologists conducting “basin sweep” to collect water level measurements in the NW Groundwater Basins: Virgin River, Grand Wash, Shivwits Plateau, Kanab Plateau, Paria, and Coconino Plateau Basins (known…

3 months 1 week ago
Beginning the week of March 11, 2024, and scheduled to continue for multiple months, Arizona Department of Water Resources field services staff will be making an extensive effort to measure water levels in wells in the NW Groundwater Basins.
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Representatives of the Colorado Water Users organization analyze the effectiveness of their efforts to protect the vital system

6 months ago
An essential part of knowing where you’re going is having a solid understanding of where you’ve been. That’s no less true for the future of the Colorado River system – one of the most complex managed waterways in the world – than it is for anything else. At the Colorado River Water Users Association’s annual …

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ADWR statement in response to Department of Interior’s new Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

7 months 3 weeks ago
PRESS STATEMENT ADWR statement in response to Department of Interior’s new Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement By the end of 2023, the Lower Basin will have voluntarily conserved more than 1 million acre-feet in the Colorado River system. This volume is on top of reductions in use mandated by the 2007 Guidelines and the 2019 …

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Arizona, California and Nevada commit to record-setting conservationto protect the Colorado River

7 months 4 weeks ago
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 19, 2023 ARIZONADoug MacEachernArizona Department of Water [email protected] CALIFORNIAJessica NeuwerthColorado River Board of [email protected] NEVADABronson MackSouthern Nevada Water [email protected] Arizona, California and Nevada commit to record-setting conservationto protect the Colorado River Record-setting volumes of Colorado River water are being saved in Lake Mead The Bureau of Reclamation is moving the …

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Comment Period for Arizona Water Protection Fund Fiscal Year 2024 Grant Applications Now Open

9 months 1 week ago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2023 Press Release CONTACT: Shauna Evans (602) 771-8079 [email protected] Comment Period for Arizona Water Protection Fund Fiscal Year 2024 Grant Applications Now Open PHOENIX – The Arizona Water Protection Fund* has received grant applications for its fiscal year 2024 funding cycle. Grant applications are now available for public review at …

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Arizona Water Protection Fund Accepting Applications for Fiscal Year 2024 Grant Cycle

11 months 1 week ago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2023 Press Release CONTACT: Doug MacEachern (602) 771-8507 [email protected] Arizona Water Protection Fund Accepting Applications for Fiscal Year 2024 Grant Cycle PHOENIX- The Arizona Water Protection Fund (AWPF) supports projects that develop or implement on-the-ground measures that directly maintain, enhance and restore Arizona’s river and riparian resources. The AWPF Commission …

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Turning the tables: reporters covering the Colorado River explain their challenges to Colorado River water users

1 year 6 months ago
The 2022 Colorado River Water Users Association meetings are setting records for attendees. It has never before sold out. This time, it has. It literally has “sold out” of credentials for media, too. The halls of the Caesar’s Palace vast meeting-room levels are swarming with more media than these meetings ever have seen before. This …

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The most important CRWUA meetings ever begin with a Water 101 primer

1 year 6 months ago
Incoming Central Arizona Project GM Brenda Burman is kicking off the formal program for the 2022 meetings of the Colorado River Water Users Association with a primer on the rare language of water that come easily to regular attendees, but can be obscure and confusing to newbies to this conference. And with an overflow audience, …

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Arizona Water Protection Fund Accepting Applications for Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Cycle

1 year 11 months ago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2027 Press Release CONTACT: Shauna Evans (602) 771-8079 [email protected] Arizona Water Protection Fund Accepting Applications for Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Cycle PHOENIX- The Arizona Water Protection Fund (AWPF) supports projects that develop or implement on the ground measures that directly maintain, enhance and restore Arizona’s river and riparian resources. The …

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“Appreciation Week” Recognizes Essential Services of Arizona Water Professionals

2 years 2 months ago
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         April 6, 2022 “Appreciation Week” Recognizes Essential Services of Arizona Water Professionals PHOENIX – During the week of April 11-17 Arizona leaders from both within and outside the state’s “water community” will take time during Arizona Water Professionals Appreciation Week to recognize the thousands of water professionals working …

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Arizona Department of Water Resources field hydrologists conducting “basin sweep” to collect water level measurements in the Western Planning Area: Butler Valley, Harquahala, McMullen Valley, Ranegras Plain, and Tiger Wash Basins

2 years 5 months ago
Beginning the week of January 1st, 2022, and scheduled to continue for multiple months, Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) field services staff will be making an extensive effort to measure water levels in wells in the Western Planning Area.
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