January 28, 2015

Buschatzke Tapped as New Head of Arizona Department of Water Resources

Yesterday, Governor Doug Ducey announced Thomas Buschatzke as head of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR).  Buschatzke has been serving as assistant director for the department's Water Planning Division since 2011.  In that capacity, he has been responsible for planning and policy programs for the management of the state's water supplies.  According to the department’s press release, he also manages multiple regulatory and permitting programs and ADWR's water conservation and drought management efforts. 

Buschatzke has worked previously with the city of Phoenix in a number of different capacities and has served on numerous water advisory committees and associations.

Western Growers extends our congratulations to Director Buschatzke and we look forward to working closely with him in his new role.