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Arizona Sides With Developer in Water-Use Dispute

The long-standing lawsuit revolves around a proposed 7,000-home development in Sierra Vista, near the San Pedro River.

Study: Droughts Are Growing Hotter Under Climate Change

Stressors may include environmental and social impacts of drought and heatwaves, driving more frequent wildfires, worsening air quality and stressing crops and livestock.

Meteorologists Expect Relief From Drought Conditions for Arizona

Monsoon rains and El Niño weather pattern are expected to bring the Southwest closer to normal conditions.

Arizona May Take Over Permit Program Protecting Rivers

Conservation groups say the change could weaken protection of rivers, streams and wetlands.

Goldilocks Approach: Hoping to Keep Grass Green and Water Waste Down

Phoenix-area HOAs are trying to save water on the green fields that the desert residents adore.

Turning to Recycled Wastewater, Cities May Face an Obstacle: The 'Ick' Factor

Despite the assurances of scientists, some people can't help but associate safe-to-drink recycled water with human excrement.

In the Desert City of Tucson, the Grass is Not Greener

A few factors helped turn this former city of lawns into a leader in desert-adapted landscaping practices.

The Modern Toilet: A Contender for Water Conservation MVP

The toilet's rise to a central role in conservation included an act of Congress, logs of miso paste and some serious elbow grease.

Drought Forces Emergency Measures for US West's Wild Horses

Parts of the region have witnessed some of the driest conditions on record, putting stress on wild horses experiencing overpopulation.

Water Conservation Ethic Grows in Utah While Some Eye Pipeline Project

The state requires districts to set usage goals as developers look to projects to increase the flow to consumers.

Havasu Falls-Area Flooding Forces 200 Evacuations

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

Water Managers Meet to Plan for Low Colorado Flow

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

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

CAP Walks Away From Mohave County Land Deal

Communities along the Colorado River had protested the deal over many months.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

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