The final NOAA forecast for the season predicts the amount of water to reach Lake Powell this year to be about 60% of average.
Top officials spoke Tuesday about the dire situation facing the Colorado River Basin
Details are still being finalized, but the Upper Colorado Endangered Fish Recovery Program now plans to conduct additional research this year.
Blue Mesa near Gunnison is for the moment safe from letting more water go, but Colorado River Drought Operations Plan says that could change
The potential plan would not immediately impact Colorado water users, but it’s another sign of the challenges facing the Colorado River
April NOAA forecast predicts the water headed for Lake Powell will be around two-thirds of average
The Upper Colorado Endangered Fish Recovery Program, which is helping four species recover, gets majority of its funding from hydropower sales
The Colorado Water Conservation Board wants to instead focus on what can be done to help Colorado water users this year
It’s not looking to be a good season for boating on Blue Mesa — if there’s a season at all
Two weeks ago, experts predicted that Lake Powell — the second-largest man-made reservoir in the nation — will soon drop below critical water levels. With over three million people in danger of losing hydropower, it’s yet another bleak reminder that the Colorado River is drying up. The Colorado River, which flows into Lake Powell on […]