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28,000-House Project Gets Benson City Council OK

Developer expected to submit finalized plan to city in 30 days.

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

Report: Colorado River Most Endangered River in US

Three human-caused sources listed as dangerous for river that flows through Arizona.

7% Increase in Tucson Water Rates Proposed

Average residential bill would rise as much as $4.13 starting in July.

METRO WEEK: Tucson's Water Supply Assured - For Now

Conservation, CAP supply storage, intergovernmental pacts help in short term, but crisis coming.

As California Sets New Water Restrictions, Arizona Resources Dwindle

State official says Arizona water shortage does not meet California's severity, yet.

Arizona Drought Conditions Decline, But Water Issues Remain

Most of state still in moderate to severe categories drought; small Rockies snow pack remains chief worry.

Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

Bountiful Brilliant Blooms Expected This Spring

Scientists say good wildflower conditions may be manifest in certain Sonoran Desert sites.

Tucson Winter Rain Has Been Reliable So Far

4 inches in 2 months gives region boost it needs in cycle, meteorologists say.

Report: Arizona's Economy Dependent on Colorado River

Most of state's $261B GDP would go away without the river's water, ASU economists say.

Colorado River Delta 'Pulse Flow' Shows Signs of Success

Water release at Yuma dam enhances vegetation, opens waterway to Sea of Cortez for first time in half-century.

Tucson's Water Conservation Ideas Spread to Midwest

Can Minnesota learn from the Old Pueblo's water crisis?

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

4 States, Feds Partner to Reduce Water Use, Preserve CO River

Central Arizona Project among those chipping in $2M to help farmers, cities, industries pay for water efficiency improvements.

Climate Change Threatens AZ Water Supply, UN Report Says

“...changes are already occurring in the Southwest...with increased warming, these problems will only get worse," says UA professor, one of study's authors.

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