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2021 - ARIZONA GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE INTRODUCTION

5 March 2021

Summary

In addition, water deliveries framework in the United States.” The act demonstrated via CAP would address Arizona’s concerns about the Arizona’s ability to manage its water resources and possibility of losing the unused portion of its Colorado succeeded in convincing the federal government to fund River water allotment to California. [...] in the early 1970s with the construction of the Havasu The GMA addressed three broad areas of concern: Pumping Plant, but the system did not begin substantial the extent of Arizona’s groundwater overdraft, water deliveries until the 1980s. [...] The AMAs, which contain 80 percent of Arizona’s the GMA allows residential growth in the AMAs only if population and approximately half of the state’s irrigated the developer or water provider demonstrates the legal, agricultural land, are the focus of more management, financial, and physical capability to provide enough good quality water to supply the development for 100 years. [...] The groundwater savings become LTSCs Water stored by the AWBA is earmarked for specific in the account of the entity that provided the renewable obligations and specific AMAs, based on the funding water to the farmer. [...] Yet, 78 percent of the water in the largest Salt Farm Board and the Presbyterian Ministries of the Grand River reservoir, Roosevelt Lake, derives from streams Canyon, the project realized the community’s goal of on the White Mountain Apache’s tribal land.

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