Plans & Reports
Each year, the AWBA prepares an Annual Plan of Operation and an Annual Report. The Annual Plan of Operation is prepared in the last quarter of each year and adopted by the Commission at its December Regular Quarterly Meeting. The Annual Report is prepared for the previous year, adopted by the Commission at its June Regular Quarterly Meeting and submitted to the Governor's Office and the Offices of the President of the Senate the Speaker of the House no later than July 1 of each year.
The Annual Report details the AWBA's activities for the previous calendar year.
In 2020, the AWBA recharged approximately 60,000 acre-feet in the Phoenix, Pinal and Tucson Active Management Areas, purchased 27,080 acre-feet of LTSCs and 6,390 AF of Intentionally Created Surplus (ICS) credits under its agreement with the Gila River Indian Community. Cumulatively, the AWBA has accrued or acquired 4.36 million acre-feet (MAF) of LTSCs, 3.75 MAF are for Arizona uses and 0.61 MAF are interstate credits stored on behalf of the State of Nevada.
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The Plan of Operation describes the AWBA's planned activities for the upcoming year.
In 2021, there is no excess CAP water available for AWBA storage. The AWBA will continue to use alternative methods, including purchases of long-term storage credits or firming credits, to make progress on its Indian and M&I firming goals. The 2021 Annual Plan of Operation provides for the development of an estimated 45,060 acre-feet of credits.
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