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Florence Copper's Aquifer Protection Permit Upheld

Florence Copper's Aquifer Protection Permit Upheld

The Arizona Water Quality Appeals Board (WQAB) has dismissed an appeal by opponents of the Florence Copper Project. The March 6, 2017 ruling from the WQAB upholds Florence Copper’s Significant Amendment issued by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) last year.

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SAVE THE DATE: Public meeting about next steps for State Route 24 Nov 14th

SAVE THE DATE: Public meeting about next steps for State Route 24 Nov 14th

The Arizona Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting about final design and construction plans for the Interim Phase II section of State Route 24 on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. 

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Oct. 29 marks comment deadline for latest study phase of proposed Pinal County corridor

Oct. 29 marks comment deadline for latest study phase of proposed Pinal County corridor

The Arizona Department of Transportation is issuing the final call for comments on the North-South Corridor Draft Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement.

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Epcor applying for AZPDES permit to allow for additional discharge to meet capacity

Epcor applying for AZPDES permit to allow for additional discharge to meet capacity

Epcor, the interim manager for Johnson Utilities is applying for an AZPDES permit to allow A+ effluent to be discharged into the Queen Creek wash. After the rain last week, the current effluent users are not able to take any more water and the basins are full. 

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Johnson Utilities addresses customer complaints, other issues

Johnson Utilities addresses customer complaints, other issues

Representatives with Johnson Utilities tell Arizona's Family they're working on fixing water and sewer issues.

On Tuesday, the company's new spokeswoman Kristin Greene showed what has been done to increase water pressure, address billing concerns and odor issues.

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High Nitrates Found in Copper Basin Subdivision Water Supply

High Nitrates Found in Copper Basin Subdivision Water Supply

Johnson Utilities water has high levels of nitrate in portions of the Copper Basin Subdivision.

DO NOT GIVE WATER TO INFANTS UNDER 6 MONTHS OLD OR USE IT TO MAKE INFANT FORMULA.

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Clean Water Petition Created by San Tan Valley Residents

Clean Water Petition

Residents in the San Tan Valley and Florence areas have been frustrated since Friday night, when they learned that the drinking water they receive from their utility provider, Johnson Utilities, had nitrate levels higher than the allowed federal standards. 

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ADEQ Samples Collected Dec 5th Show Water Meets Federal Drinking Standard

ADEQ

Today, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) received the test result of the drinking water sample we collected independently on Dec. 5, 2016, from Johnson Utilities public water system in Pinal County. ADEQ is pleased to let Johnson Utilities customers know that our test, which used certified analytical methods, demonstrated the nitrate level met the federal drinking water standard.

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Congressman Gosar's Office and the ACC respond to Johnson Utilities High Nitrate Alert

Arizona Corporation Commissioner Tom Forese

This morning, December 10, 2016, SanTanValley.com received a response from The Office of U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, after having received over a thousand email petitions, emails, and calls concerning the high nitrate levels in Johnson Utilities water. Below is their response, along with a letter received by Arizona Corporation Commissioner, Tom Forese.

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7 Ways You Can Protect Water Quality in Arizona

7 Ways You Can Protect Water Quality in Arizona

Clean, healthy drinking water plays a vital role in our daily lives. In Arizona, the water we drink comes from lakes, rivers and streams—even from underground. Celebrate Drinking Water Week May 5 – 11 with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) by helping protect this precious natural resource at the source, before it reaches our homes.

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As the monsoon pours down, open this Smartphone App to help protect Arizona waterways

As the monsoon pours down, open this Smartphone App to help protect Arizona waterways

Protecting Arizona waterways is as easy as opening an App on your Smartphone. As the monsoon kicks off, download the Arizona Water Watch Mobile App, recently developed by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Users can easily submit photos and data for any stream, wash, river or lake in the state within a few minutes.

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Vehicle owners can receive hundreds of dollars towards repairs from ADEQ after failed emissions tests

Vehicle owners can receive hundreds of dollars towards repairs from ADEQ after failed emissions tests

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) provides vehicle owners with hundreds of dollars towards repairs after failed emissions tests through the Voluntary Vehicle Repair Program (VVRP). ADEQ understands the financial strain that can come with having to repair a vehicle due to a failed emissions test. Vehicle owners are now able to use VVRP to get back on the road faster, saving money and reducing emissions. With cleaner burning engines, the public and environment benefit with better air quality.

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ADEQ Introduces ‘My Community,’ a New Online Resource for Arizonans and Their Families

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today improved procedures for identifying and communicating environmental issues to Arizonans and their families.

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