Know your rights: ADWR to roll out new “interactive” groundwater-rights web map system
The process of providing property owners with detailed information about their groundwater rights has played out almost unchanged for decades. It has been slow. And cumbersome. And inconvenient to people holding a right to use groundwater.
That is now changing. In mid-January, the Arizona Department of Water Resources’ website will feature a new “interactive” search map that – for the first time – will allow the public to conveniently access geographical and other data about their groundwater rights.
A tough haul: Water woes of north Valley homeowners slowly lumber toward resolution
The long, complex effort by federal, municipal and county officials, as well as a private water company, to provide a permanent source of hauled water to residents of New River and Desert Hills in the north Valley appears to be approaching its conclusio
A University of Arizona study of the golf industry in Arizona has found that golf – with an economic impact of $3.9 billion in 2014 -- has re-established its footing as an important driver of the state’s economy following the tumult of the 2009-10 economic downturn.