Nature and Environment

Flagstaff Hit by Flooding Following Storm

Jul 16, 2018 The water resulted in stranded vehicles and traffic-light outages.

Havasu Falls-Area Flooding Forces 200 Evacuations

Jul 12, 2018 No injuries reported; the popular destination on tribal land is expected to be closed for more than a week.

Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions

Jul 12, 2018 Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.

Water Managers Meet to Plan for Low Colorado Flow

Jul 12, 2018 Officials say they hope for cohesiveness as they put together a drought contingency plan to be approved by Arizona lawmakers.

Arizona Forests Lift Fire Restrictions, Some Area Closures

Jul 11, 2018 Rain and humidity have calmed conditions that led to the restrictions.

Train Traffic Moving Again Through Arizona Derailment Site

Jul 11, 2018 27 cars derailed Tuesday on a route parallel to I-10 during heavy monsoon rains.

Arizona Must Act Fast to Replace Cross-Border Pipeline, Official Says

Jul 10, 2018 The 8-mile IOI, which spewed raw sewage into the Nogales wash last year, is 25 years past its expected lifespan.

Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers

Jul 9, 2018 Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.

University Group Launches Water Purification Project for Native American Community

Jul 5, 2018 A local chapter of Engineers Without Borders is building a filtration system to provide clean irrigation water for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

Renewable Energy Push in Sunny Arizona Draws Political Fight

Jul 5, 2018 Arizona's largest utility is fighting efforts to get the state to pull more energy from solar and wind.

Extreme Heat, Wind Warnings for Southern Arizona

Jul 5, 2018 Tucson may reach 111, Phoenix 114.

Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Jul 3, 2018 Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

TEP Exploring Possibility of Biomass Electricity

Jul 3, 2018 The company issued a request for information from the biomass industry.

Arizona Honors 19 Firefighters Killed by Flames 5 Years Ago

Jul 2, 2018 The Granite Mountain Hotshots were remembered in a service in Prescott over the weekend.

Arizona Reps Want Assurances on Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Jul 2, 2018 Members of Arizona's congressional delegation want assurances from the Trump administration.

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Jun 29, 2018 Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

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