Cities and farms in seven U.S. states, including Arizona, are bracing for cuts this week as officials stare down a deadline to propose unprecedented reductions to their use of the water, setting up what’s expected to be the most consequential week for Colorado River policy in years.
More human remains have been found at drought-stricken Lake Mead National Recreation Area east of Las Vegas.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation July 6 to provide $1.2 billion to fund grandiose projects to find new water for Arizona and smaller efforts to conserve what the state already has.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. officials announced what they called extraordinary steps on Tuesday to keep hundreds of billions of gallons of water stored in a reservoir on the Utah-Arizona line to prevent it from shrinking more amid prolonged drought and climate change. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation plans to hold back about 480,000 …