Water Law

Rose Law Group pc provides counsel in many aspects of Water Law including resource planning, navigating regulatory challenges, and complying with environmental statutes. Water Law has recently received increased attention because of the challenges we all must face with drought, climate issues, water supply and hydropower production.

Our team is well-versed in the Arizona Groundwater Management Act and the matters involving the Central Arizona Project and the Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District. In addition, our Water Law attorneys have years of experience, either working at or appearing before the Arizona Corporation Commission, an agency that regulates hundreds of private water companies. Also, our attorneys have good relationships with members of staff at the Arizona Department of Water Resources and working with the agency on water rights and assured water supply matters. Furthermore, Rose Law Group pc has experience working with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for the permitting and approval of water and sewer projects, and negotiating new policies with various agencies that may affect the interests of our clients.

Water issues, especially in Arizona, will be at the forefront of important issues involving economic development, the ecosystem, and the future of cities and Rose Law Group pc will continue to be at the vanguard of involvement in Water Law.

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David Johnson, chair of Rose Law Group’s water department, comments on: Arizona’s proposed framework for converting wastewater into purified drinking water

By Kate Duffy | Cronkite News, Phoenix Business Journal Recently, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality released a proposed roadmap outlining plans to convert treated wastewater into purified drinking water. “Advanced water purification has the potential to provide a reliable source of purified water that can alleviate water scarcity issues faced in much of Arizona,” said Randall Matas, deputy director of the

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Could depleted groundwater in Arizona be refilled by borrowing a trick from solar power? Rose Law Group Water Department Chair David Johnson weighs in

By Erica Gies | Scientific American Pajaro Valley on the coast of central California has little surface water, so its farmers depend on extracting groundwater to grow leafy greens and berries for the global market. But as in many places around the world, these farmers have been pumping the water out faster than nature can replenish it. In different places, groundwater decline can

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Maricopa County Supervisor and Rose Law Group partner Thomas Galvin talks with PBS Arizona Horizon about solutions to Rio Verde Foothills water issue

WATCH HERE By Arizona Horizon | PBS The battle over water in the Rio Verde area has come to an end after Governor Hobbs signed a law that obligated the City of Scottsdale to provide water to the residents in the community. Several hundred people live in the unincorporated area and were warned repeatedly by the City of Scottsdale that

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