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As the Colorado River Basin Dries, Can an Accidental Oasis Survive?

As the fate of the Colorado River's delta is in the hands of many groups, inadvertent wetland Ciénega de Santa Clara has an uncertain future.

Five Years Later, Effects of Colorado River Pulse Flow Still Linger

While many effects were short-lived, it had a lasting impact on the imaginations of those connected to the river delta.

Congress Passes Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

The bipartisan bill passed with no opposition following two years of negotiations.

Challenges Facing Arizona Farmers as Need to Conserve Water Intensifies

A discussion with UA Cooperative Extension's Jeff Silvertooth.

Arizona Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Finalize Drought Plan

The DCP Authorization Act outlines how states propose to manage water from the Colorado River in the future.

Conservation Groups Sue to Block Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine

The groups claim the Army Corps of Engineers illegally issued a permit to the owners of the mine.

Bipartisan Drought Plan Legislation Coming to Congress 'Very Soon'

The drought contingency plan needs congressional approval before it can become law of the river.

States Ask Congress to Authorize Drought Contingency Plans

The measures are meant to prevent Lakes Mead and Powell from dropping to catastrophic levels.

High Snowpack Could Temporarily Stave Off Colorado River Water Shortage

But federal officials are quick to remind that one wet winter won’t solve the Southwest’s structural water problems.

Monitor: Pima County is Drought-Free, for Now

The spell will not last long as the temperatures rise.

Senate Committee Approves $20M for Pinal Wells

The proposal was revived after being killed in the House.

California Water Agencies at Odds Over Colorado River Drought Plan

The state has two powerful agencies fighting over how to get the plan approved.

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.

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