TUCSON - Based on storms that have dusted or drenched most of Arizona during the first two weeks of 2005, the water-parched state is off to its best start in nearly a decade of drought. "Needless to say, everyone is jubilant about the recent wet weather," said Charlie Ester, manager of water resource operations for the Salt River Project, which provides water for metropolitan Phoenix through a series of lakes and reservoirs on the Verde and Salt rivers.
Thursday, January 13, 2005
The entire SRP system is 57 percent full, compared to about 41 percent two weeks ago, said spokesman Jeff Lane.
Things are looking up... keep the storms coming!