Western Water Law

by Maxwell Wilson, PhD Western water law is one of the most complicated topics in academia. However, the law, both as it is today and how it could be tomorrow, constrains what we can do and [...]

Investing in Arizona’s Water Future

Last week, state lawmakers had a chance to hear first hand the concerns Verde Valley residents have about our water future. Arizona House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy, Environment and [...]

Our Water Management Choice Is Clear

Every once in a while all the dots connect and we have a clear vision of what the image looks like. In regards to the water resources in the Southwestern United States the dots are lining up and [...]

Cooperative Water Resource Management: The Time Is Now

If you moved here from the Eastern United States and look at a river or creek such as the Verde River or Oak Creek you might think they are small – they are. You may think they are [...]

McCain, Flake Urge Communities to Create Water Plan Together

Article from Prescott Daily Courier By Joanna Dodder Nellans COTTONWOOD – A “call to action” from U.S. senators John McCain and Jeff Flake seeking a Verde River Watershed plan [...]

To the Planners Go the Water Flow Spoils

Article Published in the Red Rock News January 3rd, 2014 by Tom O’Halleran Another year has passed without a comprehensive water resource plan for the preservation of the Verde River and [...]

Potential Strategies: Time to Collaborate and Act

The Verde River is an ecological, recreational, aesthetic and economic treasure for the citizens of the Verde Valley and the State of Arizona. It flows year-round and nearly continuously from its [...]