On March 2, Governor Doug Ducey signed into law H.J.R. 2002, a bill that gives the Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) permission to participate in the domestic agreements required to implement Minute 32X on behalf of Arizona. 

By Scott Bryan, CAP Senior Biologist   


Aquatic weeds and water delivery are typically not a good combination. When weeds are growing in CAP’s 336-mile closed system, they tend to slow water flow by causing excess friction. 


Safety is a daily priority in every job at CAP, and last week that commitment was renewed at CAP’s seventh annual Safety Week.  

By Deana Ikeya and Chuck Cullom, CAP Colorado River Programs 


We live in the desert, but we keep an eye on the snow in the Rocky Mountains.  That’s because CAP’s source of water is the Colorado River and more than 90 percent of the river’s flow originates as snow in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. 

By Patrick Dent, CAP Water Control Manager and Aaron Ashcroft, CAP Senior Civil Engineer 


Earth fissures in Arizona aren’t new, but recently a two-mile long fissure in Pinal County made the news, bringing to light one of the consequences of extensive groundwater pumping. 

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