A bill that would authorize large-scale rainwater harvesting pilot projects and increase requirements for instream flow water rights applications is sitting on the governor’s desk after both the House and Senate approved it.
Senate Bill 1236 is a companion piece to House Bill 2363, which Gov. Jan Brewer already signed March 27. The main sponsor of SB1236 is Sen. Gail Griffin, R-Hereford, whose district faces water shortages like the Prescott region. Co-sponsors include Senate President Steve Pierce, R-Prescott.
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