The recent flows from summer monsoon rains have eroded embankments at a number of locations within Nogales Wash, exposing and threatening critical infrastructure and property. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) is working to stabilize banks along the Nogales Wash.
The Arizona Department of Transportation delivered 70, 20-foot sections of concrete barrier to assist in the erosion mitigation along the banks of the Nogales Wash.
In response to the partial breach of the International Outfall Interceptor (IOI) in Santa Cruz County, officials with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) initiated daily water quality sampling on July 26, 2017.
The Sawmill Fire in southern Arizona started early for a typical wildfire season, and since then, more than 100,000 acres have burned on both state and federal lands in that part of the state.
The increasingly hot temperatures coupled with hazardous fuel conditions means the Department of Forestry and Fire Management will now implement Stage II Fire Restrictions on state-owned and state-managed lands in six counties.
Beginning at 0800 on Monday, June 26th, Stage II restrictions will go into effect within Cochise, Greenlee, Graham, Pima, Pinal, a