Wet winter means SRP reservoirs are mostly full

At around this time in 2023, we were reporting on flooded streets in the Phoenix area, because water needed to be released from lakes that were, in some cases, overcapacity. This year, however, the story is slightly different.

Water levels rising at Lake Mead

The Bureau of Reclamation reports levels rose more than four feet from December to January at Lake Mead, and they are up about three more feet this month.

SRP officials conduct snowpack survey after winter storm

A winter storm that recently moved through Arizona has provided some much-needed snow to parts of the Arizona high country, and officials with SRP are measuring snowpacks in order to get a clearer picture of the snowpack level in some areas that can impact Phoenix's water supply.

Rio Verde: Water to start flowing again

After a months-long crisis, water will flow in the Rio Verde Foothills community starting on Oct. 9. It's part of a new law signed in June by Governor Katie Hobbs, as well as numerous agreements and measures that formed off the bill. Under the plan, the City of Scottsdale will treat the water acquired by Rio Verde, in a temporary solution. A long-term proposal is currently being reviewed by the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Grand Canyon urges people to conserve water

People living at the Grand Canyon and visitors are being asked to conserve water. The National Park Service says it's unable to pump water right now from Roaring Springs to the South rim because of diminished supplies and difficulties treating the water. Hikers are being urged to carry their own water or treat water themselves.

Arizona farmers look for ways to conserve water

The Valley is heating up again this week with many daily highs above 110. Farmers at a food expo in Mesa say they're working to farm sustainably by conserving water so they sustain the crop through Arizona's summer heat. FOX 10's Irene Snyder has the story.