Mountain snow still not enough to end Colorado River drought

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Winter storms have blanketed the mountains on the upper Colorado River with snow. But even this year’s above-average snowpack won’t be nearly enough to make up for the river’s chronic overallocation, compounded by 19 years of drought and the worsening effects of climate change. Lake Powell and Lake Mead, the country’s two largest reservoirs, are now […]

Congratulations, 2017 SAHBA Annual Award Winners!

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Congratulations to the winners of SAHBA’s 2017 Annual Awards, announced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at a luncheon at the Westin La Paloma. These prestigious awards honor Southwest Arizona’s best-of-the-best in home building and related professions. The achievements of these stellar SAHBA members make an impact on the home building industry in southern Arizona each and every day!  […]

SAHBA Suggestions Streamline Pima Co. Wastewater Process

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By Shawn Cote, Government Affairs Director During recent sewer rate discussions, SAHBA requested that wastewater reviews and permitting be consolidated under development services for a more streamlined development process. The process improvement was accepted and will be effective September 1, 2017. Development Services will also consolidate delegated development processes of the ADEQ (Arizona Department of […]