From efforts to establish an AMA in the Upper San Pedro River basin to regulating groundwater throughout the state, rural Arizonan water users face increasing scrutiny.
Arizona's Attorney General calls for increased rural groundwater regulation, citing concerns over AMA oversight, water rights transfers, and well-drilling.
Arizona withdraws permission for two deepwater wells at a controversial Saudi-owned farm, citing inconsistencies in applications and concerns over excessive water usage.
With rural groundwater regulation on Arizona's horizon, local governments and organizations are advocating for a stewardship program funded by lottery funds.
At least one of two ballot initiatives to regulate rural groundwater in southern Arizona may have passed. If passed, an "active management area" will be created in the Douglas Basin which will...
Despite ballot mix-ups, rural Arizona voters will weigh in this year on whether they want their groundwater to be regulated under "active management areas."