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A chart from the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association shows that water consumption in the state has grown by about 7 percent since 1957 even though the population has grown by 470 percent during that time. (Chart courtesy Arizona Municipal Water Users Association)

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Official cites Arizona's water management as model for Colorado River

The director of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday that there is no "silver bullet" to the problem of rising demand for water from the Colorado River.


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