CCRN to be featured at statewide water conference

Sara Ransom of Cochise County will be presenting on the Cochise Conservation and Recharge Network at a statewide water conference in Phoenix on February 1, 2019 sponsored by the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center. The conference, Arizona Runs on Water: Scarcity, Challenges, and Community-based Solutions, will showcase the varied and innovative ways Arizona

Cochise Conservation Recharge Network holds promise for Sierra Vista region

The economic and environmental health of the Sierra Vista region have something critical in common: both depend on limited groundwater supplies. The Upper San Pedro River is among the last free-flowing rivers in the southwestern United States, supports abundant wildlife including 250 bird species, and is dependent on groundwater. At the same time, Fort Huachuca,


The mission of the Cochise Conservation & Recharge Network (CCRN) is to implement a regional network of land and water management projects that result in a healthy watershed, flowing San Pedro River, conservation of water resources, and a vibrant local economy.

Member Organizations

The CCRN was formed in 2015. The members are Cochise County, the City of Sierra Vista, The Nature Conservancy, Hereford Natural Resources Conservation District, the City of Bisbee, Fort Huachuca, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.