Water Conservation in the SouthwestA five-part radio series on water conservation in collaboration with KUER, KUNC, KJZZ and the Mountain West News Bureau.
Major housing development backs out shortly after San Pedro is assigned water rights
October 5, 2023
Developer Castle and Cooke pulled the plug on a subdivison that would have added just shy of 7,000 homes
Tucson releases draft water plan
June 21, 2023
The city is now asking for the public to provide feedback on the draft plan.
Groundwater use for Fort Huachuca and the San Pedro River
February 21, 2020
A look at the latest legal fight over the groundwater supply shared by Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista and the San Pedro River.
Turning to Recycled Wastewater, Cities May Face an Obstacle: The 'Ick' Factor
July 27, 2018
Despite the assurances of scientists, some people can't help but associate safe-to-drink recycled water with human excrement.
Goldilocks Approach: Hoping to Keep Grass Green and Water Waste Down
July 26, 2018
Phoenix-area HOAs are trying to save water on the green fields that the desert residents adore.
In the Desert City of Tucson, the Grass is Not Greener
July 25, 2018
A few factors helped turn this former city of lawns into a leader in desert-adapted landscaping practices.
The Modern Toilet: A Contender for Water Conservation MVP
July 24, 2018
The toilet's rise to a central role in conservation included an act of Congress, logs of miso paste and some serious elbow grease.
Water Conservation Ethic Grows in Utah While Some Eye Pipeline Project
July 23, 2018
The state requires districts to set usage goals as developers look to projects to increase the flow to consumers.
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