A new microgrant program designed to fund increased water access on the Navajo Nation has announced its first group of recipients. A half-dozen grassroots projects will receive support on the reservation where one in three people lack indoor plumbing. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
Conservation groups are urging Arizona regulators to deny a key permit for a uranium mine near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. They say it threatens the area’s environment and tribal water resources. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
The Salt River Project says the 2021 runoff season was the second driest on record but that its reservoirs in central Arizona will provide full allocations of water to cities, farmers and other users during the current drought.
Water restoration is expected this week for residents of some 500 homes in the unincorporated community of Golden Valley in northwestern Arizona that have been without water for days due to a broken well.