ARA In the News

Alabama Rivers Alliance has been traveling the state to let Alabama citizens know the dire need of a statewide water management plan. The current drought crisis we are experiencing is yet another reason why we must have a water management plan in place. Click here to tell Governor Bentley to promptly adopt a true water management plan that considers the needs of all water users as well as the flows needed to sustain Alabama’s 132,000 miles of rivers and streams. 

Alabama’s ‘Worst Drought In Memory’ Is About To Get Even Worse – Huffington Post

Alabama’s rivers are crashing thanks to water rules that favor industry –

Drought highlights need for water plan, critics say – Anniston Star

Drain the swamp? We need a new metaphor and state water plan –

Once-Rainy Alabama Is Gripped in a Record Drought About to Get Much Worse –

Alabama river groups plea for water plan: “Our rivers are drying up” – Bham Now

Southeastern Drought Highlights the Need for Flow Protection Policy – River Network

Drought negatively impacting Black Warrior River – The Crimson White

Alabama Not Only Lacks Water, But Lacks a Water Plan – Bham Now

Drought Conditions Bake Region – Montgomery Advertiser

Click here to read Mitch’s op-ed on –

Alabama streams, rivers drying up due to extreme drought

Drought negatively impacting Black Warrior River – Crimson White

Drought leaves Cahaba River running at record lows – ABC 33/40