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A Surprise Choice in the Central Arizona Project Board Election

Republican April Pinger did not have a campaign website or respond to any questions from the Arizona Republic.

Tucson, Marana Suing Makers of Chemicals Found in Well Water

They seek damages for dealing with compounds called PFCs, which don't have established regulatory limits.

Three Things to Know About Colorado River Plans in the Works

Climate change is growing the gap between the river’s supply, and the demands in the communities that rely on it.

Impasse Over Who Loses Water, and How Much, Could Sink Arizona Drought Planning

A water dispute is playing out between Central Arizona cities, tribes and farms.

Citizen-Science Project Looks to Test for Polluted Rainwater

The five-year program teaches residents how to measure what's in their harvested rainwater.

CD3 Candidates See Separate Paths Forward on Immigration

One of 9 U.S. House districts that border Mexico, the topic looms large in Southwestern Arizona.

Colorado River Reservoirs Start Water Year At Lowest Point in 40 Years

The reservoirs haven't been at 47 percent capacity since they were filled.

Tucson Water Disputes 'Contaminated' Water Report

The director says the cancer-linked compounds present in the water are well below federal levels.

Will Water Return to Tucson's Washes?

A group hopes to restore running water to the city's watershed.

Development and the San Pedro

The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a homebuilder in Sierra Vista despite concerns about the San Pedro River.

What a Colorado River in Decline Means for the Radical Idea of Resurrecting Glen Canyon

As levels on Lake Powell and the Colorado River drop, do proposals to reimagine Glen Canyon Dam stand a chance?

4 More Weeks of Monsoon, Tucson Has Beaten Normal Rain Totals

Tucson has received more than six inches of rain since the monsoon began, and much of Southern Arizona has surpassed normal totals.

Arizona Has Been 'Banking' CAP Water But Doesn't Have a Clear Plan to Withdraw It

No infrastructure exists to pump from recharge sites where nearly 25 percent of the water-bank water is stored.

Sounding The Alarm in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Banking water for when the Colorado River goes dry; a neighborhood movie star makes epic films in his own backyard.

Marana Developing Plan to Treat Two Contaminated Wells

Wells have tested positive for compounds not regulated by federal laws.

Arizona Utility Company Customers Advised to Boil Water

The notice was issued Wednesday for a town 40 miles east of Yuma.

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