ADWR News Article Archive
Published: Fri, 07/16/2021
One seriously overlooked resource is the Arizona Drought Preparedness Annual Report, published each year by ADWR in collaboration with the Drought Monitoring Technical Committee, the Drought Interagency Coordinating Group, and the Local Drought Impact Groups.
Published: Thu, 06/17/2021
What does this summer's monsoon hold in store?
Published: Fri, 06/11/2021
ADWR is committed to making data about Arizona’s water resources as accessible to the public as possible. And, for that matter, as quickly as possible. Water analysts outside the Department often need fresh information about, say, groundwater conditions in certain regions of Arizona quickly.
Published: Tue, 05/25/2021
Working Together: Arizona Water Leaders Prepare for Recovery of “Banked” Water
Published: Wed, 05/12/2021
Once More With Feeling: State Drought Panel Recommends Emergency Declaration Continue
Published: Thu, 05/06/2021
In an online briefing that attracted over 700 viewers, the Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources and the General Manager of the Central Arizona Project described the unprecedented, drought-driven challenges facing the Colorado River system and what Arizona is doing to address them
Published: Tue, 04/27/2021
On April 15, the operators of the Colorado River system – the Bureau of Reclamation – made official what everyone familiar with the drought-stricken system has seen coming as the extraordinarily dry winter of 2020/21 has lingered on: That by the end of 2021, water levels at the system’s Lake Mead
Published: Mon, 04/19/2021
The question is officially begged: How many households does an acre-foot of water serve annually? The question is officially begged: How many households does an acre-foot of water serve annually?
Published: Wed, 04/07/2021
For many years, the Arizona Department of Water Resources has been a “water conservation” partner in Arizona Water Awareness Month the annual outreach campaign to spread the word about the value of conserving the Southwest’s most precious natural resource, water.
Published: Thu, 04/01/2021
A variety of events from festivals to awards ceremonies went virtual in the era of COVID. The annual event to honor AZ’s water professionals is following suit
Published: Wed, 03/17/2021
In January, the National Integrated Drought Information System launched redesign of Drought.gov to better serve stakeholders, decision-makers, media and public
Published: Mon, 03/08/2021
When they’re not out in the field, ADWR's Hydrology Division spends a lot of time analyzing the vast amount of information it collects on AZ’s water resources
Published: Mon, 02/22/2021
To keep Arizonans abreast of developments in state water law, ADWR will add a section to the Department’s website that chronicles legislative actions
Published: Fri, 12/18/2020
2020 served up nothing but challenges, that is, save the grit, determination and sense of innovation that helped ADWR rise above those challenges
Published: Tue, 12/08/2020
The work of the Governor’s Water Augmentation, Innovation and Conservation Council has continued, like so many other organizations, via online on Dec. 1
Published: Thu, 11/19/2020
On October 20, the Arizona Department of Water Resources’ Water Management Assistance Program announced the final awarding decisions for the conservation grants
Published: Thu, 11/12/2020
At its fall meeting on Tuesday, November 10, the panel concluded that Arizona’s decades-long drought is not about to relent its grip any time soon
Published: Thu, 11/05/2020
One of the most valuable innovations to come online has been a search engine that ADWR specialists use to extract and organize info regarding groundwater wells
Published: Thu, 10/22/2020
Earlier this week, Arizona Department of Water Resources Director Tom Buschatzke delivered a videotaped shout-out to all the ADWR divisions that use GIS technology in presentations.
Published: Thu, 10/08/2020
The Hydrology division of the Arizona Department of Water Resources has published its research into water-supply conditions of a vast area of western Arizona known as the “Western Planning Areas.”