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Arizona State and Local Government Documents Collection


The State And Local Arizona Documents (SALAD) collection contains documents published by the State of Arizona, its Counties, incorporated Cities or Towns, or affiliated Councils of Government; documents produced under the auspices of a state or local agency, board, commission or department, including reports made to these units; and Salt River Project, a licensed municipality. ASU is a primary collector of state publications and makes a concerted effort to acquire and catalog most materials published by state and local governmental agencies.

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Date Range
1981 2017


Each year, information is requested from cities, towns, private water companies, and water improvement districts in an effort to summarize and document water conservation activities implemented within Active Management Areas.

Contributors
Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2007-03-30

The Arizona Department of Water Resources manages the State’s water supply. Water management includes a wide variety of activities that are intended to protect and preserve the water supply. Examples of these activities include licensing well drillers, assuring the safety of dams, and developing mandatory conservation requirements for all water use sectors in Active Management Areas, protecting the State’s Colorado River allocation and facilitating Indian water rights negotiations among tribal representatives, local interests, federal and state officials and members of Congress.

Contributors
Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
1981/2014

Realizing the need for drought preparedness in Arizona, a Governor’s Drought Task Force was created in 2003 and the Arizona Drought Preparedness Plan developed. The plan was adopted in 2004 and its continued implementation ordered in 2007. It established a framework to monitor drought, improve understanding of drought impacts, and determine mechanisms for limiting future vulnerability. The Arizona Department of Water Resources coordinates these activities and prepares the Arizona Drought Preparedness Annual Report each year.

Contributors
Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2006/2017

The Operational Drought Plan, contained herein, is the key component for responding to the current and future drought conditions in Arizona. The Operational Drought Plan recognizes that drought events are natural disasters that touch all sectors of community, region, and state. To facilitate a coordinated response to drought events, the Operational Drought Plan identifies a process for communication and coordination between Arizona state agencies, Federal agencies, tribal governments, state lawmakers, water users, resource managers, and scientists.

Contributors
Arizona. Governor's Drought Task Force, Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2004-10-08

This document seeks to provide guidance to water users within the State and will strive to develop the building blocks for a long term, statewide conservation strategy and in the short-term, a phased approach for implementation of the strategy. This effort will not attempt to develop a “one-size fits all” approach to water conservation. Over the long term, it will merely provide the basis for assisting communities all over the state to establish new programs, strengthen existing programs and provide guidelines for more efficient water use.

Contributors
Arizona. Governor's Drought Task Force, Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2004-10-08

As a result of high growth rates, physically and legally limited water supplies, drought, economic constraints and relatively little comprehensive water resource planning and management, water supplies are stressed in some parts of Arizona. The Arizona Department of Water Resources has collected and synthesized currently available water-related information for the State of Arizona into a “water atlas”, organized by planning area. v. 1. Executive summary (Sept. 2010) -- v. 2. Eastern plateau planning area (May 2009) -- v. 3. Southeastern Arizona planning area (June 2009) -- v. 4. Upper Colorado River planning area (July 2009) -- v. 5. Central highlands ...

Contributors
Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2009/2010

Provides a comprehensive overview of regional water supply and demand conditions that has not been available on a statewide basis for over ten years. v. 1. Introduction (June 2006) -- v. 2. Eastern plateau planning area (June 2006) -- v. 3. Southeastern Arizona planning area (Nov. 2006) -- v. 4. Upper Colorado River planning area (March 2007) -- v. 5. Central highlands planning area (June 2007) -- v. 6. Western plateau planning area (Sept. 2007) -- v. 7. Lower Colorado River planning area (Dec. 2007) -- v. 8. Active Management Area planning area (July 2008)

Contributors
Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2006/2008

This report analyzes 26 priority issues and makes 63 recommendations on how to improve and promote water recycling and conservation by the Arizona Department of Water Resources, Arizona Corporation Commission and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

Contributors
Arizona. Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Water Sustainability, Arizona. Department of Environmental Quality, Arizona. Department of Water Resources, et al.
Created Date
2010-11-30

The Groundwater Cleanup Task Force has examined various aspects of Arizona's cleanup programs as well as similar programs in other states and on the federal level. Its members have debated these issues in detail, and present this report as a summary of the Task Force's work and recommendations.

Contributors
Arizona. Department of Environmental Quality, Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
1996-12

The model was developed as a tool to better understand the complex and interdependent stream-aquifer system, and to provide guidance for the management of regional water resources. Water management topics relevant to the Santa Cruz AMA include bi-national water issues and the reliability of water supplies. This model was primarily calibrated over the recent effluent-dominated groundwater flow regime (1997-2002) because of the availability of high quality head, flow and pumping data. Thus, some model boundary conditions calibrated over recent periods may not necessarily be representative of pre-effluent conditions.

Contributors
Nelson, Keith, Santa Cruz Active Management Area (Ariz.), Arizona. Department of Water Resources
Created Date
2007-02-26