Archive for “Celebrate AZ Water” Category

CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US ON THE SALT RIVER

April 29, 2018

The Salt River originates from the confluence of two tributaries (White and Black Rivers) in part of what is known as Arizona’s high country. The river flows about 100 miles through the middle of the state from east to west. The tributaries are created by a network of smaller headwater springs that are fed by snowmelt and flow through remote rugged …

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER: PLAN A DAY AT THE LAKE WITH SRP’S WATERSHED CONNECTION WEBSITE

December 15, 2017

Before you begin your next Arizona adventure check out WatershedConnection.com to see hydrology and weather data about your favorite outdoor places. Their new website provides near real-time data for stream flows, lake levels, boat ramp elevations, and other data to help you plan your next trip. “Anglers, boaters, and other outdoor enthusiasts have told us that the data is useful …

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Verde River Arizona

Imagine A Day Without Water With Our Resident Vandweller

October 23, 2019

In celebration of Imagine A Day Without Water, we profiled Zack – a man who lives every day with hardly any water. Zack lives in a van. While Zack’s van is not down by the river, his lifestyle provides a great lesson on water conservation and the impact of living minimally. Zack became a vandweller in July 2019 as a …

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT LAKE POWELL

May 26, 2016

Lake Powell began filling in 1963 after the completion of Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River by the federal Bureau of Reclamation. The 710-foot-high hydroelectric dam creates the second-largest man-made lake, or reservoir, in the U.S. The lake stretches 186 miles along the Colorado River from Page, Arizona to Hite, Utah. Located within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, the …

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Celebrate AZ Water – Help Protect Arizona Streams with Arizona Water Watch!

January 30, 2018

Arizona is a beautiful state with many gorgeous waterbodies. As a desert state, water is one of Arizona’s most precious resources that people and animals rely on to live and is vital to our recreational enjoyment as well. Scientists at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) encourage residents to help protect these waterbodies and recently developed a tool to …

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Through the Lens of Art: Water=Life Project Celebrates our Relationship with Water

October 31, 2019

As with many artistic processes, the preparation and development of the work are just as important as the finished product; it’s the learning and discovery along the way that brings the piece to fruition. With this work of art, in particular, the process has been intentional, collaborative, and generative. As the culminating art installation nears, the hope of the artists …

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