ADWR News Article Archive
Published: Wed, 03/15/2023
The Hualapai Basin sweep kicked off late in February and will continue through the end of April.
Published: Thu, 03/09/2023
SRP recently began a low-level release of water from its Verde River system.
Published: Thu, 02/16/2023
Dr. Saffell addressed precipitation, and several other factors that ultimately impact the amount of moisture that makes its way into state reservoirs.
Published: Thu, 01/26/2023
Following is ADWR Water News’ discussion of overall current moisture conditions in the Colorado River Basin with NWS Lead Meteorologist O’Malley.
Published: Fri, 01/20/2023
Earlier this month, the Arizona Department of Water Resources released the Hassayampa Groundwater Model, a numerical basin-scale groundwater model that projects water usage by existing and planned development in an area west of the White Tank mountains and northwest of Phoenix.
Published: Thu, 12/29/2022
As water news goes, all 2022 water-related stories bend the knee before those about the Colorado River and its unstable reservoirs, Lake Powell and Lake Mead.
Published: Mon, 12/12/2022
ADWR's new "Water Management Assistance Program interactive dashboard” provides information on project funding and other details related to the program
Published: Thu, 11/17/2022
Arizona’s Drought Interagency Coordinating Group meets twice annually recommends to the state’s Governor whether to continue an official drought declaration.
Published: Thu, 11/10/2022
State water providers and users hear grim news on slow progress of shortage-sharing talks
Published: Thu, 11/03/2022
To assist the rapidly growing audience of people around the world who are following the Colorado River story, ADWR has prepared the following primer on many of the terms that inevitably populate the discussions about water in the Southwest
Published: Fri, 09/16/2022
Wednesday’s “Morning Scoop on Water Issues in Arizona” served up an hour-long assessment of the State’s water supply during the current drought conditions.
Published: Tue, 08/30/2022
ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke and Central Arizona Project General Manager Ted Cooke released a statement outlining Arizona’s efforts to help stabilize the troubled Colorado River system.
Published: Wed, 08/03/2022
ADWR’s Adjudications Division – a part of our team that deals with the nature, extent and relative priority of water rights in Arizona, which is one of the most complex areas of water law – has just put online an interactive tool that puts more information at the public’s fingertips.
Published: Fri, 07/22/2022
Arizona’s water leaders laid out the path forward for contending with the difficult choices facing all of the Colorado River system’s water users
Published: Thu, 06/02/2022
The State panel concluded that Arizona remains locked in the chronic drought conditions that have plagued the Southwest for more than two decades.
Published: Fri, 05/27/2022
The latest “Morning Scoop” panel discussion sponsored by the Arizona Capitol Times focused on a broad overview of the water issues facing Arizona.
Published: Fri, 05/13/2022
The Shortage Briefing event was hosted by CAP General Manager Ted Cooke and ADWR Director Tom Buschatzke.
Published: Thu, 04/21/2022
The prestigious Michael J. Brophy Distinguished Service Award presented to ADWR’s chief counsel, Ken Slowinski.
Published: Mon, 04/11/2022
One of the first WAM events this year demonstrates some of the impressive advances hydrologists have made in their studies of the movement of water in Arizona
Published: Thu, 03/31/2022
Welcome to Water Awareness Month 2022. As part of the effort to keep the public aware of the many ways they can help conserve water, ADWR and our many WAM partners have organized a month of events promoting wise water use.