The City of Peoria announced last week that it will invest $63.5 million to build five new water wells and a booster pump station.

The wells are intended to store water for a worst case scenario, according to a city press release, such as cuts on Peoria’s water allocation from the Colorado River due to continuing drought.

The new wellfield will be built north of Loop 303, west of Lake Pleasant Parkway and south of the Central Arizona Project Canal. Exploratory water sampling drilling found this area has more water and better water quality than anticipated.

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J.D. Manning
Author: J.D. Manning founder and administrator. Arrowhead resident and Realtor, The Arrowhead Agent with eXp Realty