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Colorado River shortage expected to hit Arizona farms first

With Arizona farmers expecting to take hit next year on their allocation of Colorado River water, water planners, managers, and researchers statewide are keeping a close eye on models that show the shortage could hit cities and towns in the next few years.... Read more»

Tucson think tank holding citizen-led science debate on water issues

The Institute on Science for Global Policy, a nonprofit organization focused on science issues, will hold its first conference in Tucson on Friday and Saturday, "Living Less with Water," focusing on the consequences of climate change.... Read more»

Tucson water rates higher than Phx, usage lower here

It’s a complex calculation, but at the most fundamental level this much is true: The amount of water needed to have a lush, green lawn in Phoenix would yield a substantially higher water bill for a homeowner in Tucson. As Arizona leaders ponder the long-term future of the state’s water supply, some say that raising water prices is an option for encouraging conservation.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Scramble begins for congressional special election

Today on Buckmaster — It's the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Vince Rabago and John Munger. Also, Arizona's water supply for the next 100 years. We hear from water expert Sharon Megdal. Plus, what's going on with the boom in new planet discoveries? Mark Sykes, head of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute has the answers.... Read more»