A report confirms Buckeye doesn't have enough water. What does the growing city do next?

Alexandra Hardle Arizona Republic Hear this story View Comments In January, Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs released a report confirming what many experts...

March 14, 2023
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Alexandra Hardle Arizona Republic Hear this story View Comments In January, Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs released a report confirming what many experts already had speculated: Parts of the far West Valley cannot solely depend on groundwater. The report, prepared by the Arizona Department of Water Resources, showed planned homes for more than 800,000 people west of the White Tank Mountains must find other water sources. Buckeye, one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, has been at the center of a national conversation in recent years over its water sources.