Groundwater resources are precious in the Upper Gila Watershed and surface water is highly regulated. Agriculture accounts for nearly 90% of water demand in the Watershed. However, return flows from agriculture back into the system are not as well-known.
WORKING FOR A RESILIENT FUTURE:
UPPER GILA WATERSHED
People working together In the face of uncertain physically and legally available water supplies, how do we:
Provide reliable long-term water supplies for a resilient community;
Preserve the ability for the watershed to produce food, fiber, and minerals;
Maintain the rural lifestyle; and Sustain and enhance the health of the Upper Gila River Watershed
Watershed Planning Tools
What you need to know about watershed planning in the Upper Gila: process, outcomes, and lessons learned.
Upper Gila State of the Watershed - 2017
An annual event that draws key players and new faces to the table, celebrates successes, and pinpoints areas that need work. 2017 marked the beginning of a new tradition in the watershed!