SRP newsroom

SRP Media Relations can be reached 24/7 at (602) 236-2500

News releases

Feb. 13Owners Vote on Navajo Coal Plant Lease
Rather than close the plant later this year, the utility owners of Navajo Generating Station voted today to extend operations of the facility near Page, Ariz., to the December 2019 end of its lease if an agreement can be reached with the Navajo Nation.

Feb. 10Low-Level Water Releases Begin from Verde River
This weekend’s forecast of a return of wet weather to northern and central Arizona has prompted Salt River Project to begin releasing excess water from its two reservoirs on the Verde River to create additional storage capacity and provide maximum flexibility for likely future runoff events.

Feb. 2SRP Offers Free Electrical Safety Workshop
SRP is sponsoring a FREE Electric Safety Workshop to educate workers on the potential hazards of working near overhead and underground electrical power lines and other utilities. The workshop will focus on tree workers, landscapers, roofers, painters, scaffold workers and excavators. Any individuals who work around utility lines above or below ground are encouraged to attend for their personal safety.

Jan. 24Goodyear, SRP Reach Agreement on Delivery of CAP Water Supplies
The agreement, which still requires approval from SRP’s publicly elected Board of Directors at its next meeting on Feb. 6, will be implemented when Goodyear completes construction of a future water treatment plant. Goodyear has access to more than 17,000 acre-feet of water annually from CAP and the lease with the Gila River Indian Community.

Archived press releases from the past six months are also available.

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Scott Harelson
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Jeff Lane
Media Relations Representative
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Patty Garcia-Likens
Media Relations Representative
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Kathleen Mascareñas
Media Relations Representative
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