The Central Arizona Project (CAP), near Phoenix is a 500 mile long water canal that supplies Phoenix and Tucson with more than 70% of their water needs. The canal takes its water from the Colorado River. ..Phoenix Arizona. This city of 1,5 million inhabitants is located in the northeastern reaches of the Sonoran Desert. It has the hottest climate of any major city in the United States. The average high temperatures are over 100°F (37.8°C) for three months out of the year, and have spiked over 120°F (48.9°C) on occasion. Phoenix and it's surroundings are home to more that 200 bright green golf courses surrounded by yellow and red desert.
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