This year, Water Awareness Month means keeping kids safe... and busy
Let’s face it: Arizona Water Awareness Month – which is now – is not exactly an attention-getter this year.
Precious water may be a fundamental building block of life as we know it, but in April 2020, other matters are keeping the minds of Arizonans occupied. In many households, that means keeping the kids safe… and busy.
Arizona water agencies act to assure security and resiliency of State water supply
On a mission to reassure Arizonans that their tap water is secure in these unsettled times, a group of agencies including ADWR and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has released an informational statement observing that “Arizona’s water supplies remain safe and resilient.”
ADWR Creates Informational “Continuing Operations” Web Page FOR COVID-19 Inquiries
Like virtually all other government agencies, the Arizona Department of Water Resources has adjusted to the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus while, at the same time, conducting as many public services and core mission functions as possible.
Making data useful: Interactive technology helping give public access to huge datasets
In this data-heavy “Age of Information” in which we live, agencies like the Arizona Department of Water Resources constantly struggle with how to make information we collect more easily available to the public.
And, at the same time, we work to assure the accuracy of our datasets and to present them in a meaningful and useful way.
ADWR Chief Attorney to receive prestigious State Bar environmental award
Each year, the State Bar of Arizona’s Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section bestows upon an Arizona attorney an award that reflects high achievement in the realm of environmental and water law.
Historically and traditionally, Arizona has taken action to avoid water crises.
In the midst of the still raging 16-year drought, the state will be taking one more highly public action:
The Arizona Department of Water Resources, in partnership with the Central Arizona Project, is organizing a public briefing to inform water-users statewide about the complex challenges the region may face in coming years.