State agency responsible for water quantity issues, long range
water planning, flood control planning, dam safety, and
administering and enforcing Arizona’s groundwater code and
surface water rights laws.
Multi-county water district responsible for operating,
maintaining, repaying and managing the Central Arizona Project, a
336-mile canal that carries Colorado River water from Lake Havasu
to urban and agricultural areas and to American Indian
reservations in central and southern Arizona.
Public-private organization providing power and water to most of
the greater Phoenix area. The Salt River Agricultural Improvement
& Power District is third largest public power utility in U.S.
Salt River Valley Water Users’ Association is a private water
company that provides agricultural and urban water.
Division of the state Department of Natural Resources charged
with administration and management of the state’s water resources
and interstate compacts. Oversees surface and groundwater rights,
dam safety, water quality, flood control, and stream and
State entity responsible for the statutory regulation of surface
and groundwater, and providing services for the public such as
water rights research, historical record reproduction of water
rights, driller’s reports, and dam safety inspections.
Cooperative seven-member agency formed in 1991 to address
Southern Nevada’s unique water needs on a regional basis. Works
to develop solutions that will ensure adequate future water
supplies for the Las Vegas Valley.
Nonprofit corporation founded to represent Klamath Irrigation
Project farmers and ranchers. Promotes management of ecosystem
resources. Members include rural and suburban irrigation
districts and other public agencies as well as private
individuals on both sides of the California-Oregon border.
Interstate administrative agency created in 1984 by the terms of
the Upper Colorado River Basin Compact. Composed of
commissioners from the signature states (Colorado, New Mexico,
Utah and Wyoming) and the federal government. Has broad and
comprehensive powers to determine the quantity of water used
annually in the upper basin and in each state, and the amount
delivered to the lower basin.
Division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources that
provides financial and engineering assistance to local water
agencies for development of water storage projects, oversees
state water planning, educates the public about water
conservation and administers the state’s Colorado River Compact.
Works to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment,
and promote management of air, land and water. The program’s
goals focus on preventing and cleaning up pollution and
supporting sustainable communities and natural resources.