Tempe water plant to reopen as decades long drought continues

Tempe’s Kyrene Water Reclamation Facility shut down during the Great Recession, but new federal dollars will allow the city to restart the plant to help ensure the city’s water supply. (Audio by Athena Ankrah/Cronkite News)

Athena Ankrah uh-THEE-nuh AHN-cruh (she/they)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Athena Ankrah expects to graduate in May 2023 with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and transborder studies. Ankrah has interned as a reporter with The Arizona Republic and KJZZ.

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