Valley Thirst

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KTAR.com

Is desalination the key to California’s water future?

Could the solution to California's drought problem be lapping at its sandy shores?
8 years ago
Bruce St. James Show

Arizona wine industry committed to water conservation

Agriculture is a big part of Arizona's economy. It also is a drain on the state's water supply.
8 years ago
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KTAR.com

Las Vegas water usage could impact Arizona’s future

We've all heard the phrase "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," but what happens when it doesn't? What happens when the city upriver is facing a possible water crisis itself?
8 years ago
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Corbin Carson

Expert says Arizona will not ‘run out of water’

We're approaching two decades of drought in the Southwest. The good news is, we're not going to run out of water, according to Pam Pickard, president of the Central Arizona Project Board.
8 years ago
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CAP Board President Pamela Pickard

Central Arizona Project prepared for Arizona’s water future

Central Arizona Project (CAP) is the primary steward of Arizona’s Colorado River water supplies and places paramount importance on the health and sustainability of the river. Since 2000, the Colorado River basin has endured the worst drought in centuries, yet Colorado River water users in California, Nevada and Arizona have not had to reduce the […]
8 years ago
Jim Cross

Climate expert: No easy way out of Arizona drought

Arizona has been in a drought for 17 years and Arizona State University climate expert Randy Cerveny said it's now completely in the hands of Mother Nature as to when it will all end.
8 years ago
Bob McClay

CAP: Desalination may be key to Valley’s water future

The Valley gets much of its water from the Colorado River but the supply from that river may dwindle in the future and the state may have to search for other ways to quench the thirst of residents.
8 years ago
Mac & Gaydos

Arizona’s water system avoiding California-level drought

Both Arizona and California are in droughts, but one state's water management system is better adapted to dry conditions.
8 years ago
KTAR.com

Palm Springs, agriculture big drains on California drought

When states are hit with drought, especially those heavy in agriculture like California and Arizona, there is often a worry that there won't be enough water to go around.
8 years ago
Rob & Karie

Professor: Water crisis avoidable if planned for now

Arizona could face a water crisis in the next 25 years but that can be avoided if the state starts planning now, a professor said.
8 years ago
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KTAR.com

Nearly 94 percent of Arizona is in a drought

According to statistics, 2014 has been a better year for Arizona's drought conditions, but those numbers are all relative.
8 years ago
Jim Cross

Arizona closing in on two decades of drought

Arizona State University climatologist Randy Cerveny said the state has been in varying degrees of drought since 1997, but Arizona isn't close to an extended water shortage yet.
8 years ago
Tyler Bassett

California farmers hire dowsers to find water

ST. HELENA, Calif. (AP) – With California in the grips of drought, farmers throughout the state are using a mysterious and some say foolhardy tool for locating underground water: dowsers, or water witches. Practitioners of dowsing use rudimentary tools _ usually copper sticks or wooden “divining rods” that resemble large wishbones _ and what they […]
8 years ago
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Bruce St. James Show

Is current crazy weather the result of climate change?

With all the crazy weather currently being experienced across the United States, many conversations are turning to the topic of climate change.
8 years ago