Nature and Environment

Tap water is cheap. Maybe too cheap.

Oct 25, 2023 That means big spending and costs that will get passed along to the millions of people who use that water in sinks, showers and sprinklers.

The Buzz: El Tour de Mayor of Tucson

Oct 20, 2023 AZPM takes a drive around Tucson with three candidates running in the mayor's race.

Center for Biological Diversity demands action on depleting aquifer in Sierra Vista

Oct 19, 2023 Environmental advocates call for fair water use policies to save the San Pedro River.

New Colorado River rules will be hard to agree on

Oct 19, 2023 A new report shows just how tricky it could be.

An unprecedented water line in an unprecedented place

Oct 19, 2023 In this Tapped episode, Danyelle Khmara delves into the Grand Canyon's water infrastructure challenges and the extraordinary Transcanyon Waterline upgrade, highlighting the complexities of delivering clean water in this iconic natural wonder.

Rainwater contents may surprise you

Oct 18, 2023 A UA study looks at what is in local rain.

When a reservoir is more than just stored water

Oct 11, 2023 Reservoirs are a common solution to the seasonal ebbs and flows of river water. But, for some communities, they are so much more.

Reviving the Santa Cruz River: A decade of clean waters and ecological resurgence

Oct 10, 2023 From stagnation to splendor: How wastewater innovation breathed life back into a desert oasis

Water and housing redux

Oct 10, 2023 The story of a home development in Cochise County has taken a second big turn since we published Episode 4 of this series, so Summer Hom is back with the latest on this ongoing saga.

Arizona border wall lawsuits dismissed, paving the way for environmental restoration

Oct 5, 2023 From legal resolution to environmental revival: Arizona's next chapter

Major housing development backs out shortly after San Pedro is assigned water rights

Oct 5, 2023 Developer Castle and Cooke pulled the plug on a subdivison that would have added just shy of 7,000 homes

Hobbs Terminates Fondomonte Lease to Protect Arizona Water

Oct 3, 2023 Critics of Fondomonte LLC say the company has been allowed to exploit Arizona’s water laws.

Douglas AMA management goal under review, workshops ahead for management plan

Oct 2, 2023 ADWR officals say that those with non-exempt wells must apply for a grandfathered right by March 1 in order to continue legally withdrawing groundwater from the basin

Tucson area experiences earthquake centered near Saguaro National Park-Rincon District

Sep 29, 2023 Early morning tremors leave Tucsonans wondering about seismic activity

Rare jaguar sighting sparks excitement in Arizona's Huachuca Mountains

Sep 28, 2023 Jaguar 3 'Sombra' possibly resurfaces in the Sierra Vista Ranger District in the Coronado National Forest

Arizona Theatre Company invites you to run "Barefoot in the Park".

Sep 27, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Insect Festival returns to the University of Arizona; A look into how adaptive sports are building up Tucson's youth, and a post card from the 2023 Arizona Youth & Peace Conference.

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