Arizona research to study coronavirus spread in Yuma sewage

Arizona researchers are launching a project in Yuma County aimed at understanding the community spread of the coronavirus by studying the area’s wastewater.

State Awards $500K for Yuma Wastewater Testing

In an announcement made by AZ Governor Ducey’s office on January 6, 2021, an innovative partnership will receive $500K to provide early detection of COVID-19 through wastewater testing in Yuma County.

Yuma County To Launch COVID-19 Wastewater Monitoring Project

Yuma County will begin testing wastewater as part of an early COVID-19 detection program, the first countywide wastewater detection project in Arizona.

Global Heating Will Make Colorado River Basin Drought More Severe

A person can survive 30 days (or more) without food, 3 days without water, and 3 minutes without air. The latest climate research indicates all three will be in short supply as average temperatures on Earth increase.

If ancient drought choked the Southwest for centuries, what does the future hold?

The ancient people of western Utah’s Danger Cave lived well. They ate freshwater fish, ducks and other small game, according to detritus they left behind. They had a lush lakeside view with cattails, bulrushes and water-loving willows adorning the marshlands.