STACC report released: Status of Tribes and Climate Change

SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

STACC report released: Status of Tribes and Climate Change

Senior Global Futures Scientist Otakuye Conroy-Ben is a co-author on the report. Her contribution to a chapter on water quality discusses the outlook of Tribal drinking water with respect to regulated and unregulated contaminants.

Low levels of water in Lake Mead

'Code-Red' megadrought is the Southwest's latest demand for collaborative innovation, says Dave White in Washington Post

According to White, addressing the complex water issues facing the Southwest will require bold solutions that match the scale of the challenges — nothing less than a water “moonshot.” The Washington Post reaches a readership of nearly 20 million.

Low levels on the Colorado River: What it means for you

Battered by drought, flows have been dropping in the Colorado River, a water source that 40 million people depend upon. On Aug. 15, the Bureau of Reclamation will declare a shortage, which will result in a cut in deliveries to Arizona farmers. Most consumers won’t notice any changes, but other cuts loom, and life in the Southwest is going to get more complicated.

ASU project receives first place in 2021 Microgrid Greater Good Awards

The system powers a 40-foot container that was converted by an ASU team into a medical clinic in Northern Uganda that provides primary care to over 200 Sudanese refugees per day.

Pursuing the goal of safe-yield isn't saving our groundwater

A new report by the Kyl Center for Water Policy explores what stands in the way of safe-yield and the limits of safe-yield. It offers new strategies and actions that should be considered to secure the long-term sustainability of groundwater in some of Arizona’s most populous regions.

Larson: Arizona farmers to bear brunt of cuts from Colorado River

Sustainability scientist Rhett Larson was recently quoted by the Associated Press in an article about anticipated reductions in water the state of Arizona receives from the Colorado River.

Explore groundwater level changes in Arizona sub-basins

The Kyl Center for Water Policy’s new Arizona Groundwater Level Change App shows what’s happening in sub-basins across the state – where groundwater levels are rising or declining and where more data may be needed.

Kyl Center releases new story map about Arizona's watersheds

This story map connects our water supply to the landscapes we depend on, both natural and built environments. It drills down into the complex relationships between land and water by examining forest health, wildfires, climate change, and our state's amazing biodiversity.

Recap: Measuring impact using the Sustainable Development Goals framework

  On Wednesday, March 24, Project Cities Program Manager Steve Russell was joined by Dr. Gregory Broberg, community partners Tracie Hlavinka (Town of Clarkdale) and Jay Davies (City of Peoria),

Porter addresses new concerns about state’s precious resource

Sarah Porter of the Kyl Center for Water Policy breaks down the reality of the current state of Arizona's water supply as Arizona receives second reduction of Colorado River water in two years.

New paper: Modest water policy implementation could offset 30 percent of outdoor demand

A new paper in Sustainability Science finds that the use of alternative water supplies, such as rainwater harvesting and greywater use, could offset up to 30 percent of total outdoor water demand for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area under modest implantation of these policies.

New mapping tool shows holistic view of water in Arizona

The Kyl Center's newly launched interactive tool visualizes data on desalination projects, habitats, dams and agriculture.