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 [...]

Thanks to Our 2017 Verde River Exchange Participants

Please join Friends in thanking our Verde River Exchange participants for their leadership and stewardship. Four local businesses are helping lead the way on river protection in the Verde River [...]

Two Arizona Vineyards Give Back to a River through a Voluntary Water Exchange

National Geographic | by Sandra Postel July 25, 2016 In an effort to stem the depletion of groundwater and keep Arizona’s prized Verde River flowing, two vineyards are buying water credits [...]

Trading Credits to Keep the Verde River Alive

Arizona Daily Sun | by Emery Cowan August 13th, 2016 Running 195 miles from springs in the upper Chino Valley to its confluence with the Salt River near Phoenix, the Verde River supports [...]

5 ideas for conserving water; 1 will win $250K Arizona prize

The Republic, azcentral.com | by Brandon Loomis September 29, 2016 The Arizona Community Foundation has chosen five finalists for its $250,000 New Arizona Prize Water Innovation Challenge. The [...]

Make Money by Conserving Water in Arizona’s Verde Valley

Cronkite News | by Mindy Riesenberg Thursday, September 15, 2016 VERDE VALLEY – The valley is tucked south of the red rocks of Sedona, lush with greenery and alive with wildlife that flock to the [...]