Casa Grande family struggles to keep 93-year-old farm running amid megadrought
The fifth-generation owners of Caywood Farms, which is about 40 miles south of Phoenix, say they're worried about water. The Southwest has been in a megadrought for decades.
Lake Powell reportedly rising about a foot a day
Some welcome news for people heading to Lake Powell this summer. Water levels have been rising about a foot a day, now up about 40 feet since April. The snow pack from the Colorado Rockies is the main contributor. With more water, people will be able to get to more access points, and so far, four more boat ramps have been opened.
Housing analyst explains pause on Arizona water supply certificates
In a news conference on Thursday, Hobbs said the pause on water supply certificates does not impact the 80,000 unbuilt homes that have already been approved.
New Arizona development projects paused due to dwindling water supply
Gov. Katie Hobbs is putting a pause on new development projects because of a dwindling water supply in our state. But will it impact construction that's already underway? FOX 10's Lindsey Ragas has the details.
What does the latest Colorado River proposal mean for Arizona, California, Nevada?
It calls for cities, irrigation districts and Native American tribes to accept federal money — and in some cases volunteer — to use less water over the next three years.
Arizona, 2 other states propose water cuts from Colorado River
Arizona, California and Nevada on Monday proposed a plan to significantly reduce their water use from the drought-stricken Colorado River over the next three years.
Roosevelt Lake at 100% capacity, meaning no shoreline camping this Memorial Day weekend
FOX 10's Lindsey Ragas went out at Roosevelt Lake to see how campers are adjusting ahead of an anticipated busy weekend.
Rio Verde water crisis: Here's what you should know as water deal faces deadline
The start of 2023 brought new concerns for some residents in the Rio Verde Foothills area, as Scottsdale shut off their water supply due to the ongoing drought. Here's what you should know about what happened, and what people are trying to do to secure a water supply for the future.
As Arizona looks to desalination as a drought solution, questions mount over its feasibility for the state
As Arizona officials look at desalination, or the process of creating freshwater by removing salt from saltwater, as a way to solve the state's water crisis, there are also mounting questions over whether such ways to create water can even work for the Grand Canyon State, which has no access to the ocean.
Is reusing wastewater a solution for Arizona's water woes?
As the megadrought continues, there are a number of solutions being offered to help cities, as well as households, save water. One solution involves reclaiming water from sewage, as well as water used in washing dishes, doing laundry, and bathing.
Good news for Lake Powell as snowpack continues to melt
Water levels on Lake Powell are rising thanks to the heavy snowpack in the Colorado Rockies, and currently, water levels are at 3,525 feet – up three feet compared to last year.
As water crisis persists, San Diego looks at treated wastewater as a drinking water source
While San Diego is relying on desalination to turn saltwater into freshwater for a portion of its water needs, the city is also looking at treated wastewater as another water source. Officials say education is key on this issue, as some do not find treated wastewater to be a palatable idea.
Photos: 'Exceptional' drought reveals ancient Spanish village
The “shocking" images are a grim reminder that Spain's drought is "in the phase of exceptionality."
Saudi-owned farm's water use in Arizona under scrutiny
Worsening drought has focused new attention on the Saudi-owned dairy company and whether Arizona should be doing more to protect its groundwater resources.
Water drilling permits for Saudi Arabia-owned farm in Arizona revoked
The company, Fondomonte Arizona LLC, uses sprinklers to grow alfalfa in La Paz County and exports it to feed dairy cattle in Saudi Arabia. It does not pay for the water it uses.
Arizona well-drilling permits for Saudi-based company revoked
A pair of well-drilling permits for Fondomonte Farm has been revoked. The company has unlimited access to Arizona's groundwater, which they used to grow alfalfa that is then shipped back to the Middle East. Residents in La Paz County are complaining that local wells are drying up.
Cloud seeding gaining traction amid Rocky Mountain drought
A technique to get clouds to produce more snow is being used more as the Rocky Mountain region struggles with a two-decade drought. Cloud seeding involves using planes and ground-based equipment to put silver iodide into clouds when weather conditions are right.
Lake Mead to get more water from Lake Powell due to high snow pack
From drying up and dying out to a new lease on life: there's some good news finally coming from Lake Mead.
Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale works with Arizona drought conditions, not against them
Arizona is a golf hot spot, but something that might be harder to justify during a mega drought. However, Grayhawk Golf Club is working to do its part to lessen its impact. Here's how.
What might Colorado River cuts mean for Arizona, other states?
The Biden administration floated two ideas this week to reduce water usage from the dwindling Colorado River, which supplies 40 million people.