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Border wall construction begins across San Pedro River

The controversial project across Arizona's last free-flowing river is underway.

In Nevada, investors eye underground water storage as a path to profits

Some worry certain projects could threaten supplies in a place where water is already tight.

Arizona housing growth tees up opportunity for water investors

As Central Arizona booms, Phoenix exurbs are looking to rural areas for more water.

Western Colorado water purchases stir up worries about the future of farming

An investment trend based on the potential value of water has rekindled fears about the future of water in the West.

Growing Arizona metros look to rural communities for water

Private companies are also hoping to profit off the demand.

CBP reveals a few more details about San Pedro River border barrier

The agency held an invitation-only meeting Friday to provide an update on the project.

No border wall for Arizona tribe's Colorado River stretch

The cross-border Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.

Border wall construction results in 'loss of trust' from community

While many locals are disturbed by the actual construction, they say being ignored in the process has been equally frustrating.

Defense Department cuts funding for border wall section in Yuma

A court document pulls funding for a 7-mile stretch that would have crossed tribal land.

Report: Arizona's Colorado River water supply will hold steady next year

A state water manager says voluntary water reductions as part of the drought contingency plan are working in the short term.

Environmentalists sue BLM over grazing in San Pedro conservation area

Groups say allowing cattle grazing to continue harms the San Pedro's riparian landscape.

Navajo access to water compounds response to coronavirus

Many on the Navajo Nation must drive miles for water, groceries and necessities.

Arizona working to define and protect its waterways cut from Clean Water Act

The state needs to fill a regulatory gap following the new "Waters of the U.S." rule.

As Western coal plants close, what happens to their water?

Closures looming, communities are starting to discuss how this newly freed up water should be put to use.

Report: Colorado River more sensitive to climate change than previously thought

A new study says the future water supply of the Colorado River is even more at risk.

Groundwater use for Fort Huachuca and the San Pedro River

A look at the latest legal fight over the groundwater supply shared by Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista and the San Pedro River.

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