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Biden signs water bills benefiting 3 tribes in Arizona

President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday giving leasing authority to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, whose reservation tracks its namesake on the Arizona-California border.

Climate change and drought are muting bright fall colors as we know them

Researchers in Flagstaff are tracking tree health with a network of cameras to determine how the forests are being affected.

SRP researches cloud seeding in White Mountains to create snow amid historic drought

The state also helps fund cloud seeding programs in Colorado meant to increase flows into the Colorado River.

Water bills for tribes in Arizona to head to President Biden

The U.S. House approved the legislation on Thursday, just a few days after the U.S. Senate did.

Arizona restricts farming to protect groundwater supply

The Arizona Department of Water Resources this week put a limit on the amount of land that can be watered, designating the Hualapai Valley as an irrigation non-expansion area.

USDA awards $4.7 million to new partnership with UA for 'climate-smart' food production

The funding will help farmers reduce water consumption and carbon emissions.

60,000 trees planted since start of Tucson Million Trees program

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero announced the program in 2020 and hopes to reach the goal by 2030.

More questions than answers at Colorado River water meetings

Talk at sessions Wednesday and Thursday has focused on cooperation between users to solve shortages.

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

Newsworthy interviews and topics that we addressed this year.

The “power of aridity” is bringing a Colorado River dam to its knees

The Glen Canyon Dam faces threats that could soon render it useless after decades as a symbol of American engineering achievement.

The Buzz takes a trip down the Verde River

Meet a man who has made saving this unique waterway his life's work

As the drought grinds on, Maricopa County homeowners take advantage of xeriscape incentives

Megadrought and low runoff conditions accelerated by climate change have resulted in record low water levels in Lakes Powell and Mead

Population increase for endangered red squirrels in Arizona

State Game and Fish Department officials said that the annual survey estimates that there currently are 156 of the rare squirrels, up from 109 last year.

The Colorado River Compact turns 100 years old

The question is, is it still working?

Deadline approaching for drought financial relief

The federal goverment has money available to offset the cost of the drought.

Phoenix and Las Vegas agree to get rid of decorative grass

The worsening drought brought the agreement from 30 western water agencies.

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