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Colorado River Research Group Delivers Message of Water Limits

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Veteran scholars argue that creative solutions for the iconic watershed must begin with a hard fact, something our Brett Walton finds refreshing.

Jolted by Reality, Colorado River Water Managers Plan for Persistent Drought

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Unprepared for more years of drought, basin states work to preserve…

Runoff Forecast for Colorado River Shrinks in March

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Heading into the last weeks of winter, the Colorado River Basin…

The Stream, July 23: Looking Ahead As U.S. Drought Persists

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The U.S. drought could last through October, prolonged by potential…
Lake Mead Water level Issues

Good Snow Season Triggers Bonus Water for Lake Mead

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The reservoir is expected to rise nearly 30 feet, and power output at the Hoover Dam will increase as well.

Arizona's Gamble — Conserve Water Now, Prevent Deeper Cuts Tomorrow

For years, the state took as much water as it could from Lake Mead; now it plans to leave some in the reservoir.

Low Water May Halt Hoover Dam’s Power

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What happens if Lake Mead drops too low to generate electricity at Hoover Dam?

Running Dry: One Man's Journey to Raise Awareness About the Shrinking Colorado River

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In 2008 journalist and photographer Jon Waterman spent five months traveling the Colorado River to understand the extent of its shrinking.

Lake Powell to get boost

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SALT LAKE CITY - Snowmelt will raise half-empty Lake Powell by…

Alternatives proposed for Nevada pipeline

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Commentary in Salt Lake Tribune by Mark BirdWestern Utah may…