Water and environmental news

$1 million will help climate pollution in Pima County

Sep 5, 2023 The federal grant will help Pima County plan for a sustainable future.

How water gets to (most of) us

Aug 30, 2023 Most of us get our water from a utility company, be it a large municipal one or a small private entity. This week, we look at the work that one small company does to keep the water flowing, and what happened when another utility had a big problem.

Camera on Tumamoc Hill will document the next thousand years of Tucson history

Aug 29, 2023 Jonathon Keats chose Tucson as the next site for his unprecedented Deep Time photography project.

Grand Canyon officials warn E. coli has been found in water near Phantom Ranch

Aug 25, 2023 Park authorities said visitors should not consume any water in that area without boiling it first.

The Buzz: Previewing Season 2 of Tapped

Aug 25, 2023 AZPM's podcast about water returns with a season focusing on how we get water from where it is to where we want it.

Bisbee becomes the newest "Community Wildlife Habitat" in Arizona

Aug 24, 2023 Grassroots effort aims to help pollinators and other wildlife in the city.

Conservation groups sound alarm over critical shortage of Mexican gray wolves in Mexico

Aug 23, 2023 They call for revision of the Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan.

When dams break

Aug 23, 2023 As our infrastructure ages, what can happen when structures that are often massive give way?

National Park tourism contributes billions to Arizona's economy

Aug 21, 2023 More than 10,000,000 visited Arizona's national parks in 2022.

Federal Funding Helps Restore Southwest Wetlands

Aug 17, 2023 $481,000 will go towards combating invasive species of bullfrogs.

EPA awards UA $96,000

Aug 17, 2023 The funding comes from the Environmental Education Grants Program.

Western states will not lose as much Colorado River water in 2024, despite long-term challenges

Aug 15, 2023 Bountiful snowfall and rain last winter pulled much of the region out of drought this spring and raised water levels at key reservoirs.

Federal officials plan to announce 2024 cuts along the Colorado River. Here's what to expect

Aug 15, 2023 The river provides water for seven U.S. states, 29 Native American tribes and two states in Mexico.

Department of the Interior announces $44 million towards conservation projects

Aug 14, 2023 The funding is part of the Investing in America agenda

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