Since its inception in 1884, originally as Phoenix Light and Fuel Company, Arizona Public Service Company, the largest electric utility in Arizona, has generated clean, reliable, and affordable energy from nine power plants, now serving 2.7 million Arizonans. APS has long been recognized as a leader in water reuse, as demonstrated by its use of reclaimed water as cooling water for Palo Verde Generating Station, the largest producer of power in the United States for the last 25 years.
Water Solutions for Our Warmer World – Episode 4: Drought in the Colorado River Basin
Paul Bruchez, Agricultural Representative, Colorado River Basin Roundtable; Member of the Interbasin Compact Committee
Amelia Flores, Chairwoman, Colorado River Indian Tribal Council
Terry Goddard, Board President, Central Arizona Water Conservation District
Gloria Gray, Chairwoman, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Taylor Hawes, Colorado River Program Director, The Nature Conservancy
US Bureau of Reclamation, Invited
Moderator: Sharon Megdal, Director, University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center
How are important reservoir management decisions for the Colorado River Basin impacted by a decades-long drought? How will drought-related conditions factor into discussions of new management guidelines? Join the event hosts, Arizona Institutes for Resilience, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and WRRC, for a moderated panel discussion of these questions and more.