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County Supervisor Tom Thurman (left) and Yavapai County Development Services Director Steve Mauk speak to a gathering of the Verde River Basin Partnership in Cottonwood on Wednesday, March 19. VVN/Jon Hutchinson

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Constraints & Conservation: Counties face challenges in handling water resources

The two county supervisors representing districts in the Verde Valley and Yavapai County Development Services Director Steve Mauk spoke to members of the Verde River Basin Partnership to explain the constraints on county government dealing with water issues. The county officials were invited to speak as part of a regular series of monthly meetings of the VRBP, whose goal is to inform the community about water.