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Conservation Corner

Pauline Lee Monsoon season brings much-needed moisture to our Arizona deserts. Yet when rain falls on the roof or impervious paved ground, 80-95 percent of the water is lost as runoff flow, diverting a precious resource. Fortunately at Sun Lakes, our developers designed the roadside drainage so that our runoff feeds into our lakes where…

Conservation Corner – June 2014

According to a paper published in Science in November 2013, the dry regions of the world will become drier, whereas the wet areas will become wetter. This prediction is supported by Grace satellites that have measured declining groundwater reserves worldwide between 2003 and 2012 because of long term droughts. Arizona has been in a drought pattern…