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Water Conservation Ethic Grows in Utah, While Some Eye Pipeline Project

The state requires districts to set usage goals, while developers look to projects that don't mitigate consumption.

The Secret Life of Spiders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a new dust detection system on I-10; cumbia rhythm energizes downtown Tucson; and a story about the perils of being a king.

Attempt to Block Funding for Ironwood Forest Falls Short

Conservationists said the amendment would have paved the way to roll back its national-monument protections.

Navajo Nation Begins Negotiations With Possible New Coal Plant Owner

President Russell Begaye said Monday that an agreement with New York-based Avenue Capital could be in front of lawmakers by October.

Havasu Falls-Area Flooding Forces 200 Evacuations

No injuries reported; the popular destination on tribal land is expected to be closed for more than a week.

Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions

Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.

Water Managers Meet to Plan for Low Colorado Flow

Officials say they hope for cohesiveness as they put together a drought contingency plan to be approved by Arizona lawmakers.

Arizona Forests Lift Fire Restrictions, Some Area Closures

Rain and humidity have calmed conditions that led to the restrictions.

Arizona Must Act Fast to Replace Cross-Border Pipeline, Official Says

The 8-mile IOI, which spewed raw sewage into the Nogales wash last year, is 25 years past its expected lifespan.

Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers

Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.

Renewable Energy Push in Sunny Arizona Draws Political Fight

Arizona's largest utility is fighting efforts to get the state to pull more energy from solar and wind.

University Group Launches Water Purification Project for Native American Community

A local chapter of Engineers Without Borders is building a filtration system to provide clean irrigation water for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

TEP Exploring Possibility of Biomass Electricity

The company issued a request for information from the biomass industry.

Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

Arizona Reps Want More in Promise to Ban Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

Members of Arizona's congressional delegation want assurances from the Trump administration

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

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