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Reviving Montezuma Pass: Sky Island Alliance's bold initiative to rewild decommissioned roads

From roads to rivers: volunteers unite to transform old paths into thriving wildlife corridors

Water Conservation Conversation

University of Arizona Professor Andrea Gerlak suggests the water conservation conversation is bringing everyday consumers together to discuss simple ideas and ways of preserving our precious resource.

Federal officials say plan for water cuts from 3 Western states is enough to protect Colorado River

The U.S. Department of the Interior said in a statement that the risk of reaching critically low water elevations at Lake Powell and Lake Mead, the river's two key reservoirs, has gone down substantially.

Tap water is cheap. Maybe too cheap.

That means big spending and costs that will get passed along to the millions of people who use that water in sinks, showers and sprinklers.

The Buzz: El Tour de Mayor of Tucson

AZPM takes a drive around Tucson with three candidates running in the mayor's race.

Center for Biological Diversity demands action on depleting aquifer in Sierra Vista

Environmental advocates call for fair water use policies to save the San Pedro River.

New Colorado River rules will be hard to agree on

A new report shows just how tricky it could be.

An unprecedented water line in an unprecedented place

In this Tapped episode, Danyelle Khmara delves into the Grand Canyon's water infrastructure challenges and the extraordinary Transcanyon Waterline upgrade, highlighting the complexities of delivering clean water in this iconic natural wonder.

Rainwater contents may surprise you

A UA study looks at what is in local rain.

When a reservoir is more than just stored water

Reservoirs are a common solution to the seasonal ebbs and flows of river water. But, for some communities, they are so much more.

Reviving the Santa Cruz River: A decade of clean waters and ecological resurgence

From stagnation to splendor: How wastewater innovation breathed life back into a desert oasis

Water and housing redux

The story of a home development in Cochise County has taken a second big turn since we published Episode 4 of this series, so Summer Hom is back with the latest on this ongoing saga.

Major housing development backs out shortly after San Pedro is assigned water rights

Developer Castle and Cooke pulled the plug on a subdivison that would have added just shy of 7,000 homes

Hobbs Terminates Fondomonte Lease to Protect Arizona Water

Critics of Fondomonte LLC say the company has been allowed to exploit Arizona’s water laws.

Douglas AMA management goal under review, workshops ahead for management plan

ADWR officals say that those with non-exempt wells must apply for a grandfathered right by March 1 in order to continue legally withdrawing groundwater from the basin

Water and Copper: How mining's history follows Arizona's feelings about water use in the state

Mining was Arizona's first billion-dollar industry. As we consider our state's economic drivers and their water use, we ask not only how much water goes into mining but what its aftermath does to water.

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