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  • The Latest: Pumping Arizona's rivers dry?

    The Latest: Pumping Arizona's rivers dry?

    The state water board gives the go-ahead to a groundwater pumping project that could harm the San Pedro River

  • The BLM fights for the Southwest’s last free-flowing river

    The BLM fights for the Southwest’s last free-flowing river

    A federal agency asserts its water rights to the San Pedro river in a case that might eventually lead to limits on growth in Arizona.

  • A Thirst for Growth

    In Sierra Vista, Ariz., a partnership of developers, environmentalists and government agencies is trying to keep the San Pedro River alive, while at the same time allowing for continued growth in this burgeoning Sunbelt city

  • Turning water inside-out

    Many Western cities like Sierra Vista, Ariz., were built beside once-beautiful rivers which were overused and then neglected, while the cities looked elsewhere for new water sources to exploit

  • Death of the San Pedro: Not if, but when

    Groundwater pumping in the Sierra Vista area may be already reducing water flow to the San Pedro River

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