Third Management Plan for Phoenix Active Management Area 2000-2010
Section I of the Third Management Plan provides an overview of the Arizona Department of Water Resources' (Department) water management approach, a description of the physiologic and hydrologic conditions, and water resources of the Phoenix Active Management Area (AMA), and a detailed description of water use characteristics of the various water use sectors within the AMA. The physical water resources data presented in Chapter 2 and the historic water use and associated water use trends described in Chapter 3 provided the Department with important information from which it developed a baseline water budget. Information presented in this section was also used in developing water management programs which are presented in Section II and the future conditions and directions presented in Section III.
Arizona Department of Water Resources. 1999. Third Management Plan for Phoenix Active Management Area 2000-2010. December 13, 1999. Available at: ADWR Third Management Plan. Accessed July 30, 2013.