Non-Indian Agricultural Priority Central Arizona Project Water Reallocation

The Arizona Water Settlements Act and the Arizona Water Settlement Agreement provided for the reallocation of 96,295 acre-feet of relinquished NIA Priority CAP water.  This water was reallocated to the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) to be held in trust for further allocation by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary).  The Director of ADWR shall submit a recommendation to the Secretary for the allocation of this water to specified municipal and industrial water users.

On January 17, 2014, the Director of ADWR submitted a letter of recommendation on the 2013-phase of the NIA Priority CAP water reallocation to the Secretary.