Stories tagged: "water"

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How to Save Water—and Money—Following the Water Alert Announcement in Phoenix

Here are some some tips and resources on how to use water more efficiently—and save money in the process.

FILE - In this May 28, 2013, file photo, a hiker walks on a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona. The richly colored geological upheaval along the Arizona-Utah border is one of the most sought-after hikes in the West. But the Wave isn’t without dangers that led officials with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to implement a series of safety measures following a trio of deaths in 2013. A new proposal to change the way permits are doled out and increase fees also could free up more people to do safety checks. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
10 Bucket List Summer Destinations in Arizona

A Sedona-based TikTok content creator shared some of her favorite hidden gems she’s found throughout Arizona.

Kayakers access Lake Powell at the Antelope Point Public Launch Ramp, which was closed to motorized vehicles because of low water in this photo from March 2021. (Photo courtesy National Park Service)
States, Feds Weigh Next Steps Amid ‘Profound Concerns’ Over Dam Levels

Officials from the seven Colorado River basin states agreed with a federal plan to sharply cut releases from Lake Powell.

Bill Schneider stands near Antelope Point's public launch ramp on Lake Powell on July 31, 2021, near Page, Ariz.
US to Hold Back Lake Powell Water to Protect Hydropower

US officials announced steps to keep hundreds of billions of gallons of water stored in Lake Powell to prevent it from shrinking.

A single surviving stalk of alfalfa sticks out of a field at Caywoods Farm east of Casa Grande in this October 2021 file photo. The spring outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls for more drought conditions in Arizona, and in much of the nation. (File photo by Emma VandenEinde/Cronkite News)
Arizona to Endure Another Hot, Dry Spring as Droughts Persist

Arizonans hoping for a break from the drought gripping the state will be disappointed, with climatologists calling for minor to exceptional drought conditions.

Lake Powell
Lake Powell Hits Historic Low, Raising Hydropower Concerns

Lake Powell dipped below a critical threshold on Tuesday raising new concerns about a source of power that millions of people in the US West rely on for electricity.

Reversing Desertification
Reversing the Desert: How an Arizona Engineer Is Trying To Heal the Land and Protect Water

Deforestation, destructive agricultural practices and climate change have contributed to the degradation of topsoil and expanding deserts.