The University of Arizona’s Mike Crimmins:
But the real answer might be for Arizonans and other people of the southwest to adapt to living under drought conditions.
“We expect it to be a lot wetter than it is and it should be,” Crimmins said. “Just look around, the landscape tells the story. This is not a wet place. When it is wet we should just be thankful that it is and expect that most of the time it will be drier than our expectations.”