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Challenged but Unbroken: Sustaining the Colorado River

Drought-stricken Colorado River water supplies that serve more than 30 million people, native habitat and ecosystems, and recreational purposes in the Southwest.more arrow

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President Pam Pickard Named Leader in Public Policy

The Arizona Capitol Times has named CAP Board President Pam Pickard Leader of the Year in Public Policy – Water and Natural Resources.more arrow

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Preliminary Draft CAGRD 2015 Plan of Operation

The plan describes the activities that CAGRD proposes to undertake during the coming 100 years.more arrow

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CAP Featured on PBS 8 Horizon

CAP's Tom McCann explains why recent reports about how CO River shortages will impact Arizona are inaccurate...more arrow

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Economic Impact of CAP's Colorado River Water

ASU Report quantifies CAP's $1 trillion impact on Arizona's economy…more arrow

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Award for Research Winners Announced

CAP announced the college student winners of the cash grant awards for research.more arrow

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CAP's David Modeer Speaks about NGS on Horizon

Leaders from CAP, SRP and the Navajo Nation discuss the EPA's final rule to control emissions from NGS.more arrow

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EPA NGS Ruling Provides Certainty for AZ Water and Power Customers

EPA issued a final regional haze rule that incorporates major elements of the TWG proposal for an emission-reduction plan for the NGS.more arrow

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The Facts About Arizona's Water Supplies

A recent New York Times article contains inaccuracies about how a CO River shortage will impact Arizona. Here are the facts...more arrow

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Celebrating Lake Pleasant

In April, CAP celebrated 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 Staff Achieve Goals

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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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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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


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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Today #CAP staff presents to the Pinal Local Water Group about the status of the #ColoradoRiver water supply

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