Understanding The Water Supply In Tucson Arizona
Continuing The Water Supply In Tucson Arizona For Today And The Future
Tucson’s water supply is abundant! Tucson Arizona has plenty of water right now and for the foreseeable future. There is absolutely no water shortage in Tucson AZ!
However, a question about the City of Tucson water supply and availability is a frequently heard. Especially from our Midwest and Northwest clients. They are usually interested in the quality of the water supply as well.
Tucson sits on the top of a large aquifer. Experts believe there is enough water there to last many, many years. Additionally, Tucson water comes from the Colorado River. This water is received via the Central Arizona Project. Tucson Water is pumped from the aquifer by a large number of wells throughout the Tucson Metropolitan Area.
While Tucson has plenty of water, there are numerous water conservation policies in Tucson. You’ll find “Recharge Basins” all over the place. These are typically depressions in the ground (natural or man made) where water collects after the rains. The captured water slowly seeps back into the aquifer.
Reclaimed water projects are also in place for high volume user. Golf courses are an good example where reclaimed water is use. So wipe the golf ball on the towel not your tongue.
Tucson water supply is plentiful and there are no water restrictions to deal with!
The 2004 Tucson water plan 2004 to 2050 was updated in 2008. It provides insight to where we are and what the future holds.
For more information about Tucson Water visit this website
Tucson Water Administration and Customer Services offices are located at
310 W. Alameda St. (northeast corner of W. Alameda St. and N. Granada Ave.)
Tucson Arizona 85701.
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