Welcome to Citizens Water Advocacy Group

The Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG) promotes a sustainable water future in the Upper Verde River Basin and the Prescott Active Management Area. We educate the public, encourage citizen action, and advocate for responsible governmental decision-making.
Please explore our website to discover the Verde River, to protect our water resource, to learn about CWAG, to study our resource library, to participate in our work, to ask questions, and to support our efforts.

Current Issues:

1 Big Chino Update: Program Video
2 Potential Future Declines in Base Flow to the upper Verde River due to Groundwater Extraction from the Big Chino Sub-Basin
3 Op-Ed: Predictions of groundwater and river declines
4 10 Reasons to Protect the Verde River
5 Op-Ed: Officials should evaluate water alternatives

Upcoming Events

Prescott Council Mtg - General Plan Worshop


MEETING DATE/TYPES: SPECIAL WORKSHOP MEETING 3-3-15 DEPARTMENT: Community Development AGENDA ITEM: Workshop for review of the 2015 Draft General Plan in preparation for adopting a final version for voter ratification...

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"In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference." Rachel Carson