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Housing and Water: How government, environmentalists and developers shape Arizona homes

The state's mild winters are often a plus for people who move here. So how does that growing population interact with a shrinking water supply?

Water conservation measures announced for Grand Canyon National Park

Park officials said the water saving measures were effective immediately as crews cannot pump water from Roaring Springs to the South Rim to replenish water stores.

Why is alfalfa one of Arizona's biggest crops?

Three of the 5 Cs that traditionally made up Arizona's economy have to do with agriculture. So how is that industry doing as water gets scarce?

Art is Rachel Ivanyi's first language.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?, and a profile of Brad Lancaster, water harvester.

How water gets to (most of) us

Most of us get our water from a utility company, be it a large municipal one or a small private entity. This week, we look at the work that one small company does to keep the water flowing, and what happened when another utility had a big problem.

Grand Canyon officials warn E. coli has been found in water near Phantom Ranch

Park authorities said visitors should not consume any water in that area without boiling it first.

The Buzz: Previewing Season 2 of Tapped

AZPM's podcast about water returns with a season focusing on how we get water from where it is to where we want it.

When dams break

As our infrastructure ages, what can happen when structures that are often massive give way?

Vana Dee Lewis wants you to know you are "#WORTHY."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: From Odyssey Storytelling, Ana Montanez shares a story about discovering inner strength, and Gabriel Dozal on his book "The Border Simulator."

Western states will not lose as much Colorado River water in 2024, despite long-term challenges

Bountiful snowfall and rain last winter pulled much of the region out of drought this spring and raised water levels at key reservoirs.

Federal officials plan to announce 2024 cuts along the Colorado River. Here's what to expect

The river provides water for seven U.S. states, 29 Native American tribes and two states in Mexico.

Ballot question to remove Douglas AMA is thrown out

Cochise County officials said a lawsuit brought by the EDF forced the decision.

Environmental groups seek court order to stop two exploratory mining projects

The groups filed a lawsuit against the USFS in June.

Navajo president presses Congress for more time, money, for water project

The project would deliver 37,767 acre-feet of water annually from the San Juan River basin through 300 miles of pipeline to 43 Navajo chapters, the city of Gallup, New Mexico, as well as the Teepee Junction area of the Jicarilla Apache Nation.

The Buzz Live! Water Conservation and AMAs in Cochise County

The area's agriculture industry copes with a possible future as a recall vote looms.

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