Stories tagged: "water"


In this Sunday, June 1, 2014, photograph, cattle graze at the edge of the Verde River in Camp Verde, Ariz. An 84-acre ranch along the Upper Verde River is being added to the Prescott National Forest to help protect the river's natural state and eventually enhance public access. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona’s Last Free-Flowing River Is Now Under Federal Protection

The 84-acre Rio Verde Ranch is now part of the Prescott National Forest, thanks to the efforts of conservation nonprofit Trust For Public Land.

Photo by Matt York, Associated Press
Rio Salado Waterway Now Qualifies for Millions in Restorative Funding

The Rio Reimagined project aims to connect residents to the river "through ecosystem restoration, flood mitigation and economic development.”

Photo by John Locher, Associated Press
7 Million Reasons to Conserve Water in Arizona

The Colorado River supplies water to farms and cities all across Arizona — but experts say that might not be the case for long.

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Tucson Offering Free Toilets to Reduce Water Waste

The city of Tucson is are working to cut down on water usage by offering to replace some families’ old, leaky toilets for free.

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Flagstaff Officials Warn Against Remaining Stagnant on Water Plan

The city's water plan indicates supply will last 30 years, but officials worry it might run out much sooner.