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Council approves water rate hike for non-city users

Conservation, equity are cited as reasons

State pays to restart PFA treatment

Water will be recharged in the Santa Cruz riverbed.

Water cutbacks anticipated as Lake Mead levels drop

The reservoir's level hit a record low in June.

Key reservoir on Colorado River expected to match record low

Dropping surface level at Lake Mead continues to drop

New report looks into water insecurity in tribal lands across Colorado River Basin

A new report shows when it comes to clean water, its race that best predicts the haves and have nots.

White House announces group to address drought in the West

The interagency group will work with federal, state, local and tribal governments to tackle the water shortages.

US West prepares for possible 1st water shortage declaration

Projections say by late next year Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam

Low saguaro reproduction numbers at national park in Tucson

Drought cycle that dates to the mid-1990s thought to be responsible

When water is scarce, some researchers go underground to find out why

The amount of moisture held in the ground can play a big role in how much water makes it down to rivers and reservoirs.

Colorado River tribes aim to establish ‘one unified voice’ in policy talks

Those reliant on the river’s flows for agricultural, municipal and industrial use are gearing up for years of negotiation over future policies.

No movement on groundwater protection bills

This year's efforts to bring more regulation to Arizona's groundwater use have failed in the state legislature.

Extreme and exceptional drought stretching across southern Arizona

Tony Paniagua spoke to one rancher impacted by the dry conditions.

A Colorado River showdown is looming. Let the posturing begin

The states that draw water from it are about to undertake a new round of negotiations over the river’s future.

As more move to Arizona, what “smart growth” looks like

A discussion with Arizona Republic digital opinions editor Joanna Allhands.

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