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Endangered Gila Topminnow Returns to Santa Cruz

Tiny native fish may have been brought downstream by monsoon floods.

Decades-Long Dispute Over Arizona Tribe's Water Rights May Soon Be Resolved

Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill to allocate Colorado River water to the tribe and pay for construction of delivery infrastructure.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Protected Status Nears End for Hondurans Displaced by Hurricane

Federal status in response to natural disaster ends in January.

Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Water Recharge

Certain areas in the West may receive more, though southern states like Arizona will likely see a decrease

Salt River Project's Brenda Burman Confirmed as Head of US Reclamation Bureau

She will be the first woman commissioner in the agency's 115-year history.

The Mysterious, Mystical Sound of Gamelan

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River Managers Want to Know What Santa Cruz Means to Community

They'll hold public workshops to gain feedback and help river managers improve the waterway's management.

Carcinogens Decreasing in Water at Tucson Superfund Site

Time and new methods are cleaning up groundwater, scientists said.

US, Mexico Sign On to Boost Conservation of Colorado River

'Minute 323' calls for the U.S. to invest $31.5M to modernize Mexico's infrastructure.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Water Managers: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage Next Year

Federal officials say water levels in Lake Mead are not as low as they worried.

Scientists Look for Impact of Pollution from Pills in Wastewater

Difficult to filter, chemicals from drugs and personal-care products are of 'emerging concern' in waterways like the Santa Cruz River.

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