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Conservation groups challenge U.S. Army, USFWS over harm to San Pedro River

Conservationists say Fort Huachuca covered up an internal report on its groundwater pumping effects.

Poll finds division and common ground in what Arizonans care about

State residents placed issues like water and education among their highest priorities.

Biosphere 2 drought study continues

The water was shut off to the rainforest biome for a multiweek measurement of dry conditions.

East side development renews concerns about water and growth

Members of the City Council say it's time for the state to pitch in with CAP water.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

New analysis spells out serious legal risk to Colorado River water users

As climate change continues to sap the river’s water, some users face serious legal risks to their supplies.

Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife

Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since the project started releasing treated wastewater in June.

House passes bill banning future Grand Canyon uranium mining

The bill would block mining on 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon.

Border wall construction continues across sensitive lands in Arizona

Contractors are working on new border wall east of Douglas, which will cross the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

CAP shutdown might produce cloudy water

Annual maintenance shifts Tucson Water to local wells.

Low-level contaminants in drinking water still harmful, report says

A nonprofit says federal drinking water guidelines don't necessarily protect the health of water users.

Border wall construction in Arizona moves ahead

Preparations for more construction are underway near Douglas and on the San Pedro River.

Environmentalists concerned about two dam proposals near Grand Canyon

Opponents say the projects would disrupt the ecology of the area and damage a site sacred to the Hopi Tribe.

Sewer repairs around Tucson to impact traffic

The majority of the repairs will last from Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, but some projects will finish up in November.

Deal will use Bisbee wastewater to recharge San Pedro River aquifer

The project is meant to support the health of the river following decades of agricultural pumping.

Air Force secretary nominee promises to help with pollution in communities like Tucson

PFAS chemicals have been found in wells in the Tucson area.

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