CCRN recharge efforts will benefit the San Pedro River

Sierra Vista Herald/Review recently published an article relating the San Pedro River to a new study on the link between groundwater pumping and stream depletion. The study, by Laura E. Condon, University of Arizona, and Reed M. Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines, focused on isolating impacts of decreased groundwater storage. The article highlights CCRN projects that are being implemented to recharge the aquifer in a manner that benefits the river.

Read the full article on myhealdreview.com.

Purpose

The purpose of the Cochise Conservation and Recharge Network (CCRN) is to implement a regional network of water-management projects that meet the long-term needs of the Sierra Vista Subwatershed.

Vision

The vision of the CCRN is a flowing San Pedro River, the conservation of water resources, and a vibrant local economy.

Member Organizations

The CCRN was formed in 2015, and includes Cochise County, the City of Sierra Vista, The Nature Conservancy, Hereford Natural Resources Conservation District, and the City of Bisbee.