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To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

Climate Change is Making Droughts Worse In the Western US, Study Says

NASA scientist cites evidence of climate change's impact on drought likelihood, severity.

New Bill Would Keep Navajo Coal Plant Open

A U.S. Congressman from Arizona plans to introduce legislation to keep the Navajo Generating Station open.

Colorado River Forecast Worsens as Mountain Snow Starts to Melt

Tributaries in surrounding states are all projected to flow at below-average levels.

Outlook for Colorado River This Year Remains Grim

April storms did not produce much snow to feed the Southwest's most vital river, agency says.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

Rethinking Groundwater Use in Willcox

Some farmers respond as water levels drop in an area sustained economically by agriculture.

Walkout Vote; Paying for Raises; Willcox Water Concerns

Also, former UA Football Coach Dick Tomey reflects on the program's future.

Feud Erupts Between Central Arizona Project, US States Over Colorado River

The states are accusing CAP of manipulating supply and demand of the water.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Salt River Project Team Turns to ASU Robots to Maintain Canals

The infrastructure poses unique technical and personnel challenges, which could be made more efficient with robotics.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Can Technology Solve Yuma's Water Woes?

Scientists hope cutting edge tech will allow farmers to zero in on water usage and efficiency.

Students Celebrate Santa Cruz River with Poems and Art

Pima County's Living River of Words contest inspired by visits to flowing river.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Tucson Water Hosting Hearings On Proposed Rate Increases

If adopted by mayor and council, the changes would take effect in July.

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