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Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Why the Drought Contingency Plan ‘Deadlines’ Don’t Tell the Full Story

With another deadline passed, a look at the paths leading to a completed drought contingency plan for Colorado River states.

New Deadline for Drought Contingency Plan Approaching

Why the plan Arizona passed in January fell short of expectations.

Tucson Water Filters Out Firefighting Chemicals

The director said the solution used existing filters to reduce perfluorinated compounds.

The Drought Plan and Water Conservation

As the second and final deadline looms, we revisit the drought contingency plan with a focus on water conservation.

Bill That Nearly Scuttled Drought Plan Shelved

The Arizona House Speaker pulled the bill after a lengthy hearing.

Arizona Lawmaker Accused of Endangering Colorado River Drought Plan

A Gila River Indian Community leader says proposed legislation threatens the tribe's water rights.

Experts: Southwestern US Sees Some Drought Relief

Though climate scientists warn recent moisture isn't enough to relieve worries over the long-term water supply.

What is Happening With the Colorado River Drought Plans?

Five states are done, but California and Arizona failed to meet a federal government deadline to wrap up negotiations and sign a final agreement.

Not So Fast on the Drought Plan: State and Feds Disagree

Federal officials said Arizona did not make the deadline.

Roundtable: Government Reopening, Water Conservation, New AZ Republican Chair

Plus, Southern Arizona journalists ask, "Is bipartisanship truly a priority in the Arizona Legislature?"

Stakeholders Reflect On Deadline Passage of Arizona Drought Plan

Lawmakers adopted a plan that stakeholders have been negotiating since last summer.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

Thursday Marks Last Day for Arizona to Approve Drought Plan

The Legislature must pass a water-use plan today or the federal government will step in.

Deadline Nears for Colorado River Drought Plan

Arizona's plan has yet to be approved the the state Legislature, while other six states have already agreed to plans.

Wading Into Colorado River Negotiations

Time is almost up for Arizona to approve a drought contingency plan.

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