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Kathleen Ferris, executive director of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, credited the Groundwater Management Act, which was enacted in 1980, with the state’s success in water conservation. Photo by Emilie Eaton

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Arizona official cites state's water policies as model for Colorado River

Despite state's successful water management, Arizona Municipal Water Users Association Director said more water is necessary

The director of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday that there is no "silver bullet" to the problem of rising demand for water from the Colorado River.