…First, I invite you to read and thoroughly contemplate all the implication in this article written by Kathleen Ferris – Executive Director of Arizona Municipal Water Users Association – do you even know what this association is … who it actually represents and lobbies$ for … whose intere$t in water it actually protect$…?
Arizona Municipal Water Users Association … Since 1969, AMWUA has advanced the interests of its ten municipal members on policy and regulatory issues affecting water. AMWUA advocates for its members at the Arizona Legislature, the Governor’s Office, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the Arizona Department of Water Resources, other state agencies, the Central Arizona Project and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. AMWUA also works collaboratively with other water stakeholders to devise practical solutions to water problems to ensure sustainable growth for Arizona.
I didn’t see your name as a member nor did you see mine as they represent only municipal -private water users.
I found Ms. Ferris’s notation on page A15 of the Monday issue of the Arizona Republic quite revealing… “that’s because Colorado River water delivered through the Central Arizona Project makes up only about 37% of the association cities’ supply, while Salt River and Verde River water (51%), treated wastewater (5%) and groundwater (7%) make up the rest.” … You were aware, were you not that the SAFE water provided and sold to you by your municipal water purveyor contains treated sewage … treated though never fully disclosed to you to what degree and/or for what constituents this sewage is treated. Oh, you say no one told you … hey, they really don’t have to make you aware or get your approval as the deck has been stacked to enable to this cabal to summarily declare without your input or approval any water to be SAFE.
Hardly a day passes that there is not article(s) some authored by folks authentically knowledgeable about “water” issues in southwest USA and especially those dependent upon water provided by the Colorado River. While there appears to be a general consensus most of west and especially the southwest remains under the influence of rather drastic drought conditions which have especially impacted the flow in the Colorado River as well as it tributaries, one reading and listening to Arizona “water guru’s” get a steady diet of Arizona has no immediate water issue. This diet is the foundation for the position fostered by Ms. Ferris in the article referenced.
Your water supply is secure, per Ms. Ferris, thanks to their careful, skillful planning, yet there is a total failure on her part to acknowledge the increased political and economic pressure incessantly placed on the Colorado River water. Nevada, California, Utah, New Mexico all have immediate plans to utilize to the maximum extent possible all the water to which they are legally entitled from the Colorado River, and even more if possible, see California legacy. Meanwhile the inflows into the Colorado River are being challenged especially by Utah via the Green River, the largest tributary of the Colorado River and New Mexico, via the San Juan River an appreciable portion of which has been allocated to the Native Americans.
"Whoever controls the media, controls your mind." – Jim Morrison
…Remember it is solely your decision whether this information is sufficiently “vetted” & by whom…
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