Why Phoenix Says It's Prepared For A Water-Strapped Future

Published: Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 12:28pm
Updated: Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:51am
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This week, the federal government declared a Tier 1 shortage on the Colorado River for the first time in history.

It will largely affect farmers in Arizona, but the future is clear: We are looking at a drier, hotter climate where water will be a challenge.

But on the urban side of things, the city of Phoenix says it is built for drought — and ready for that future.

The Show spoke more about why with Phoenix Water Services Director Troy Hayes.

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