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The Drought Plan and Water Conservation
As the second and final deadline looms, we revisit the drought contingency plan with a focus on water conservation.
Bill That Nearly Scuttled Drought Plan Shelved
The Arizona House Speaker pulled the bill after a lengthy hearing.
Arizona Lawmaker Accused of Endangering Colorado River Drought Plan
A Gila River Indian Community leader says proposed legislation threatens the tribe's water rights.
Experts: Southwestern US Sees Some Drought Relief
Though climate scientists warn recent moisture isn't enough to relieve worries over the long-term water supply.
What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?
Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.
Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree
Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.
Roundtable: Government Reopening, Water Conservation, New AZ Republican Chair
Plus, Southern Arizona journalists ask, "Is bipartisanship truly a priority in the Arizona Legislature?"
Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan
Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.
A Fascination for Fishing Cats
A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.
Thursday Marks Last Day for Arizona to Approve Drought Plan
The Legislature must pass a water-use plan today or the federal government will step in.
Deadline Nears for Colorado River Drought Plan
Arizona's plan has yet to be approved the the state Legislature, while other six states have already agreed to plans.
Wading Into Colorado River Negotiations
Time is almost up for Arizona to approve a drought contingency plan.
Drought Hangover Likely to Deplete Spring Runoff, Report Says
Despite "OK" snowpack, the hot and dry conditions of 2018 put the Southwest in a drought hangover.
Ducey Aims for Bipartisan Tone in State of State
The governor led his speech with water and the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan.
Charting a New Course for Water Supply in the Southwest
Water managers in Colorado River Basin states spent much of 2018 working on drought contingency plans.
Trump Proposal Could Strip Arizona Waterways of Pollution Protections
Proposed changes to the Clean Water Act could impact 96 percent of the state's waterways, official says.
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