There is not enough water. Supplies are decreasing due to drought conditions and demand is increasing.
Despite years of growing concern about drought, some good water news has emerged: The Tucson area has balanced its water pumping with recharge more than a decade ahead of schedule.
The federal government tightened the screws on the overtaxed Colorado River Friday, announcing that it will cut water releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead for the first time ever starting in October.
Wildflowers carpet the sides of an access road southeast of North Sandario and West Mile Wide roads along a section of a proposed multiple-use trail that would follow the Central Arizona Project canal.
Recreational trails trace riverbanks across metro Tucson, so why not try the same thing along another watercourse: the Central Arizona Project canal?
FLAGSTAFF — An arbitrator has awarded a Las Vegas developer about $28 million in a contract dispute over the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
Nevada Department of Transportation officials are considering ways to curb suicides at the Hoover Dam bypass bridge after a fourth person plunged from the bridge walkway to the Colorado River.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northern Arizona say a Utah teenager has apparently drowned at the Grand Canyon.
The 50 years ending in 2000 were the Southwest's warmest for at least 600 years, underscoring studies showing that human-caused climate change is heating up the region.
DENVER - Recreation on the Colorado River and its tributaries contributes about $17 billion in direct spending annually to the economies of six of the states that depend on its water, according to a study released Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of a woman who jumped from the Hoover Dam bypass bridge was the first known suicide since the sweeping arch linking Nevada and Arizona opened in October 2010, a federal official said Monday.
The Colorado River, volatile as ever, is expected to run far below normal this year in Arizona following a near-record high 2011 runoff, authorities said Wednesday.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service is
accepting applications for private river trips through the Grand Canyon.