Phoenix Area Office - Programs & Activities

Program Development and Studies throughout Arizona

The Program Development Division of the Phoenix Area Office is responsible for water resource planning activities within its geographical area of responsibility throughout Arizona . The federal objective in water resource planning is to achieve a structured approach to water resource problem-solving and provide a rational framework for sound decision-making.

The mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

The Program Development Division works with communities, organizations, and states to assist them in the planning process; conducts general investigations, appraisal and feasibility studies; can provide technical assistance to states; and investigates opportunities for reuse of wastewater. 

Information on the water resource planning processes

Kevin Black, Sr., MPA, CAPM
Manager, Program Development Division

List of current and recently completed studies and projects: 

For additional information, please contact the Program Development Division at

Last Updated: 4/5/22