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2016 water runoff season falls short of promise

water runoff season

The 2016 winter runoff season, which over-promised and under delivered, proved again that the Salt River Project water-storage system can handle just about anything. SRP and central Arizona depend on wet winters and plentiful precipitation on the mountainous regions north and east of the Valley to replenish the reservoirs on the Salt and Verde rivers.… Read More →

Salt River Tubing to open early, celebrates 35 years

Salt River Tubing

Salt River Tubing‘s opening day is April 30, 2016, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., on the Lower Salt River. The cost is only $17 per person or tube which includes tube rental, shuttle bus ride and free customer parking at Salt River Tubing. Salt River Tubing is located in the Tonto National Forest, just… Read More →

2013 Runoff Best in Last Three Years

by in Business News | Energy

While the early forecast of an El Nino season never materialized, the 2013 runoff season nevertheless produced just enough snowmelt to refill the reservoirs to near the previous year’s level on the Salt and Verde rivers going into the heaviest-use period of the calendar year. And, after two of the driest La Nina winters on… Read More →

Quagga Mussels Found in 2 SRP Canal Locations

by in Business News

A routine inspection of Salt River Project’s canal system last month has yielded evidence of quagga mussels at Arizona Falls on the Arizona Canal and on a canal structure in the Crosscut Canal. This is the first evidence of adult mussels in SRP’s canal system. SRP crews on July 12 found a quagga mussel settlement… Read More →

Summer Safety: Salt River Tubing

salt river tubing - summer safety

The Salt River is officially open for business this summer, and has already received an astonishing amount of traffic from the community. It is important to be informed of the rules for safe recreation prior to visiting the river. In order to ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience with friends and family, I have compiled… Read More →

The Impact Of The Boys & Girls Club Of Greater Scottsdale

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale
by in Connections

Since 1954, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale has provided more than 100,000 Northeast Valley youth with a positive, supervised environment to explore the power of their potential. Today we serve 16,000 children and teens through the organization’s nine branches and 12 outreach sites located in Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community,… Read More →