Public Notices

January 23, 2024
Informal Public Meeting Comment Period Ending 5:00 PM, February 12, 2024 The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) will hold an informal public meeting to present information and accept comments and questions on whether to initiate procedures to designate the Gila Bend Groundwater Basin as a… Read More
October 23, 2020
The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) is proposing federal legislation authorizing the CRIT to lease, exchange and store underground a portion of its consumptively used decreed Colorado River water allocation off of its reservation, within the Lower Basin of the State of Arizona. Read More
January 30, 2020
PHOENIX – Beginning the week of February 10, and continuing for several months, Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) field services staff will be making an extensive effort to measure water levels in wells in the Tucson and Santa Cruz Active Management Areas (AMAs) & Cienega Creek and… Read More
January 8, 2020
The Arizona Water Protection Fund (AWPF) is a competitive state grant program that provides money to interested parties for maintaining, enhancing and restoring river and riparian resources throughout Arizona, including projects that benefit fish and wildlife that are dependent on these important… Read More
November 1, 2019
ADWR RECOMMENDATION TO THE BUREAU RECLAMATION 2021 01-20 ADWR Supplemental Letter to the Bureau of Reclamation ADWR Recommendation to the Bureau of Reclamation Substantive Policy Statement: CR11 Policy and Procedure for Transferring an Entitlement of Colorado River Water Press Release: ADWR… Read More
September 19, 2019
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT of WATER RESOURCES 1110 West Washington Street, Suite 310 Phoenix, Arizona 85007 602.771.8500 NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES REGARDING ARIZONA COLORADO RIVER ENTITLEMENTS Western Water, LLC (Western) proposes to transfer 85 acre-feet (af) of its Arizona fourth… Read More
December 18, 2018
ADWR Response to Comments on Draft Arizona ICS ExhibitsAZ-ICS Comments Final.pdf Comments received on the AZ ICS Framework Agreement and AZ ICS ExhibitsThe following comments were received as part of the AZ intrastate process on AZ ICS projects:2019.1.14 CRIT Comments on ICS Exhibits2019 01 14 MCWA… Read More
November 17, 2017
On August 2, 2017, the Arizona Department of Water Resources (Department) received a request for consultation on Proposed Lease and Transfer of the Town of Quartzsite’s (Quartzsite) Colorado River Entitlement to the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD). The Town of Quartzsite… Read More