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Important San Pedro River Subflow Adjudication Ruling!

By Order dated July 13, 2017, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Mark H. Brain (presiding judge in the Gila River adjudication) affirmed the most recent effort by the Arizona Dept. of Water Resources (ADWR) to delineate the lateral extent of certain hydrogeologic areas known as subflow zones in the San Pedro River watershed in southeastern Arizona. A well located within a subflow zone is presumed to be pumping subflow, which is water that is hydraulically connected to the surface flow of a perennial or intermittent stream.
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