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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.
The Verde River is one of the last remaining healthy, perennially flowing rivers left in the arid state of Arizona. The Verde River system, including its connected streams, creeks, and groundwater resources, supports the economies of rural communities and businesses both as a vital water supply and as a driver of tourism and recreation. There are long-term threats, however, to the health of the Verde River.
To learn more, view a pdf of CWAG's monthly column in the Daily Courier, published November 4, 2017.
Arizona’s water laws need to be modernized in consultation with cities, industry, agriculture, and environmental organizations. We should strive to simplify water law, address rural Arizona’s water issues, integrate the best available science, and emphasize conservation, reuse, and the environment. It is time for both our leadership and everyday people to rise to the challenge.
To learn more, view a pdf of CWAG's monthly column in the Daily Courier published May12, 2017.