Facebook icon YouTube icon Pinterest icon RSS icon Flickr icon

Arizona Experience Store

 Water

Seasonal rains quench plant life and spur the growth and life cycle of desert dwellers. What creates this natural phenomenon?

Arizona’s Water: Uses and Sources

How does the one of the driest American states use the most precious resource on the planet? Find out where we get our water and where it goes.

The Colorado River

Explore the river that carved the Grand Canyon and the agreements and distribution systems that bring water to approximately 25 million people throughout the west.

A History of Water Management in Arizona

A comprehensive water management timeline by the Arizona Department of Water Resources answers any and all questions on Arizona’s water history.

Central Arizona Project Recharge Operations explained
Central Arizona Project Recharge Operations explained

Central Arizona Project Recharge Operations explained.

Brief History of Water in Arizona
Watch a brief history of water by the Central Arizona Project.

Watch a brief history of water by the Central Arizona Project.

Dr. Jerry Howard
Dr. Jerry Howard, Curator of the Arizona Museum of Natural History, speaks on Hohokam engineering and gives a tour of current canal excavation sites.

Dr. Jerry Howard, Curator of the Arizona Museum of Natural History, speaks on Hohokam engineering and gives a tour of current canal excavation sites.

Past Features

CAP brings Colorado River water through a 336 mile canal to Phoenix, Tucson, and twelve American...

Enjoyed by people, vital to wildlife, and essential to the health of the desert, Arizona’s...

The 500 miles of Hohokam irrigation canals fed a population of 80,000 in the Mesa area and are...