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Challenging Unsustainable Water Use in the San Pedro River

The San Pedro River.
Melanie Kay / Earthjustice

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Case Overview

Case ID

2413, 2459

Case Updates

June 10, 2014 | Press Release

Court Upholds the San Pedro River’s Right to Water

Arizona Superior Court Judge Crane McClennen today reversed and vacated the Arizona Department of Water Resources’ (ADWR) approval of a massive groundwater pumping project that would have drained the Upper San Pedro River in Southern Arizona.  The court concluded tha