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For more than a century, SRP has provided reliable, affordable water and power to more than 2 million people in central Arizona. As a community-based not-for-profit water and energy company, SRP acts in the best interest of the people it serves and strives to help build a better future for Arizona.

1927: Smoke on the water

April 6, 1927, held the promise of an epic day. A famous Italian aviator was to make the first known landing of a seaplane in Arizona, with a refueling stop at Theodore Roosevelt Lake, as the craft made its way to the West Coast. The stopover was part of a promotional tour by the Italian government of Benito Mussolini, a fascist dictator who wanted to showcase his country’s military prowess.

Dewey and Wattson: Behind the mascots

Dewey the water drop and Wattson the light bulb have served proudly as SRP’s mascots for more than 20 years, delighting crowds at Valley events and teaching the public how to use water and energy wisely and safely.

Mammoth Amur spotted in AZ Canal

Have you seen the massive fish in SRP’s Arizona Canal? ARCADIA, AZ — This morning, while performing routine maintenance along the canal banks near Arizona Falls, SRP crews discovered a rare Mammoth Amur fish “about the size of a well-fed barracuda” swimming and eating vegetation in the Arizona Canal. “I’ve seen some big fish in the canals over the years, but nothing even close to that scale,” …

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