Skip to comments.Water use lawsuit misses the big picture.
Posted on 02/06/2014 8:21:56 AM PST by SandRat
SIERRA VISTA A lawsuit filed by the Maricopa Audobon Society and the Center for Biological Diversity not only demands movement on a determination on how Fort Huachucas water use impacts the San Pedro River, it asks a federal court to declare the post has failed to prevent harm to endangered species with habitat on the river.
In support of such a determination, the lawsuit asserts that groundwater pumping tied to the presence of Fort Huachuca has caused a reduced flow in the river, when a U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist reported to city and county officials last year that there was, to date, no measurable link. The lawsuit, and other recent notices issued by Center for Biological Diversity founder, Dr. Robin Silver, also ignores much of the progress made in recent years to address the groundwater budget deficit in the Sierra Vista Subwatershed and projects that aim to mitigate future harm to the river.
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