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With the prospect of thousands of additional residents in Prescott’s future, CWAG is concerned about further overextending our water supply. You should be, too. Public input is helping to improve the Deep Well Master Plan and can help shape the Arizona Eco development. Read this article to learn the water facts about both developments and what you can do.
To learn more, view a pdf of CWAG's monthly column in the Daily Courier, published October 7, 2017.
With so much attention focused on Prescott’s Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) debt in the approaching Prescott City Council election, it’s easy to forget the new council will be setting critical water policy during their time in office.
Over the next four years, city staff will provide council with information and advice on technical issues, but council members make all final decisions on water policy. To do that competently, they must know some essential facts.
To learn more, view a pdf of CWAG's monthly column in the Daily Courier, published July 28, 2017.
To learn more, view a pdf of CWAG's monthly column in the Daily Courier, published January 26, 2018.
Studies and Experts Agree: Withdrawing Groundwater from the Big Chino Valley Will Reduce Flow in the Verde River!
Independent experts have made the title statement “Withdrawing Groundwater from the Big Chino Valley Will Reduce Flow in the Verde River” on numerous occasions over many years. However, public officials with an interest in withdrawing groundwater from the Big Chino Valley and piping it to the Prescott region for new subdivisions have frequently rejected these expert determinations. Their rejections have not been accompanied by rigorous analysis and evaluation of the data. Given the prominent voices of public officials, it is easy to see why the public can be confused.
In this paper, we bring forth the words of the independent studies and experts in the hope that the public can better decide whom and what to believe.