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Celebrating Lake Pleasant

In April, CAP is celebrating the 20th anniversary (1994-2014) of the first fill of Lake Pleasant after the construction of New Waddell Dam.more arrow

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CAP Wheeling Program

CAP is undertaking a stakeholder process to develop policies related to moving non-project water through the CAP aqueduct.more arrow

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CAP Prepared for Shortage

Dealing with drought takes a comprehensive approach and CAP has been taking steps…more arrow

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CAP employees exceeded all five goals as part of its "Continuous Improvement Program" which sets personal and professional challenges for its staff.more arrow

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Comments from Arizona's Congressional delegation

In 2013 CAP met with members of the state's congressional delegation and heard from them about the importance of water to Arizonans.more arrow

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CAP's 2013 Year in Review

CAP's 2013 Year in Review is a look back at the major happenings of the previous year.more arrow

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CAP Comments to EPA

CAP sent comment on January 6 to the EPA about the proposed regional haze rule and supplemental proposal.more arrow

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Yuma Wetlands Now Part of MSCP

CAP, BOR and other stakeholders recently celebrated the incorporation of the Yuma East Wetlands into the Multi-Species Conservation Program.more arrow

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CAP Perspectives on the Colorado River Basin Study

CAP has been significantly involved in the Basin Study and is participating in the formulation of the work groups which will take the next steps toward finding solutions to the imbalances between future water supply and demand for Colorado River water...more arrow

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New U.S.-Mexico Water Agreement Impacts CAP

A new agreement to implement the 1944 treaty between the U.S. and Mexico will give CAP additional water supplies and will help defer shortages in times of drought.more arrow

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Partners in Conservation Award

On October 18, 2012 the Central Arizona Project, Arizona Department of Water Resources and other cooperating partners in the Colorado River Supply and Demand Basin Report were presented with the prestigious "Partners in Conservation Award" by the Department of the Interior.more arrow


Welcome to Central Arizona Project


Central Arizona Project is designed to bring about 1.5 million acre-feet of Colorado River water per year to Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties. CAP carries water from Lake Havasu near Parker to the southern boundary of the San Xavier Indian Reservation southwest of Tucson. It is a 336-mile long system of aqueducts, tunnels, pumping plants and pipelines and is the largest single resource of renewable water supplies in the state of Arizona.

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