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Box Canyon Blog: Lion Sleeps II

From the bloggers at Box Canyon Blog:

It’s been a kind winter here in Arid-zona—wet, like it used to be—as green and lush as I can ever remember. Perhaps if all winters were this rainy, “The Grand Canyon State” would stand a chance of meeting the thirst of its growing suburban sunbelt communities.

Water-wize, the only thing keeping Tucson afloat (pun intended) is the Arizona Project, a diversion canal built to transport water all the way from the Colorado River Basin. Tucson was depleting it’s groundwater supply so fast that the city was actually settling at a rate of 2 inches per year. As in the movie Oz, it turns out to be more show than substancea fireman with a garden hose.

To read the full story at Box Canyon Blog, click here.

About Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber is the editor of Let's RV and the editor of RV Daily Report. A Wisconsin native and father of three grown daughters, he is now based out of Arizona and travels the country in his Winnebago Adventurer motorhome interviewing industry professionals and interesting RVers alike. He can be reached at editor@letsrv.com

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