Lake Mead News

5/22/2018 4:18:00 AM
Elko Daily Free Press
U.S. Water and Land, LLC is in the opportunity business. It knows that where there is scarcity and volatility, there is opportunity. And it knows that where there is water, there is often both. It also knows that few places deal with scarcity and ...

5/19/2018 12:21:00 PM
KXO
The Imperial Irrigation District Board will hear from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda W. Burman Tuesday. Commissioner Burman will address the Board and the public about the challenging hydrology at Lake Mead and the Bureau's efforts to ...

5/19/2018 8:23:00 AM
The Mercury News
Let me get this straight, the WaterFix solution is to address the crumbling Delta levee infrastructure and deliver water to points south for a cost of $650 million to Santa Clara Valley Water District ratepayers. Two questions need to be asked: 1) Why isn ...

5/19/2018 3:13:00 AM
The Gazette
The Colorado River may not be the largest river in the U.S., but it is a crucial resource supplying water to about 40 million people and irrigating close to 4 million acres of farm and ranch land each year. Because of its importance, in 1922, seven states ...

5/18/2018 5:47:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
Question, can there ever be too many Chick-fil-A restaurants? Just kidding, that's a rhetorical question. The answer is clearly no. That's why everyone should be excited to find out that a new Chick-fil-A is opening on the west side of Las Vegas.

5/18/2018 5:34:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
The free event will be held at the new supermarket at 2203 Civic Center Drive, near Lake Mead on Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mariachi group 'Alma del Sol' will perform live for guests during the celebration. The event features giveaways and ...

5/18/2018 9:30:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The two were last seen Wednesday evening after leaving a house near East Lake Mead Boulevard and Mt. Hood Street to run errands, police said. No other details were available Friday morning. Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381.

5/17/2018 11:11:00 PM
The Herald-Standard
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs. In a key stretch of the Colorado River below a dam on the Arizona-Utah border, anglers have been pulling out long, skinny trout that don’t give up much of ...

5/17/2018 9:24:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Kudos to Henry Brean for his excellent water coverage for more than a decade. Last week, he mentioned the Colorado River basin “is in the midst of the driest 19-year period on record and one of the worst drought cycles of the past 1,200 years.”

5/17/2018 7:16:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Hannah Johnson, 56, and Ryder Plea-Mediros, 9, left a house, near East Lake Mead Boulevard and Mt. Hood Street, to run errands but did not return, police said. A Metropolitan Police Department release also spells Ryder’s last name as Plea-Medeiros.

5/17/2018 12:34:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members of Flotilla 09-06, based in Las Vegas, said they will offer free boat safety checks for the summer months at Lake Mead National Recreational Area, starting May 19. According to the flotilla, the checks are a part of ...

5/17/2018 12:12:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Arizona depends on Lake Mead to provide roughly 40 percent of its water supply each year. But the lake is rapidly careening toward a shortage, which would be declared once water levels reach 1,075 feet of elevation. We don’t want that, because Arizona ...

5/16/2018 10:16:00 PM
7News and TheDenverChannel.com
DENVER -- With dangerously low snowpack levels across the state, Colorado is facing water shortage. "Our whole quality of life in the west and in Colorado stems from health of snowpack and stream flows," said Jim Pokrandt with the Colorado River District ...

5/16/2018 2:23:00 PM
KVUE
AUSTIN -- On Wednesday, the Board of Directors for the Lower Colorado River Authority approved a $949 million business plan for the 2019 fiscal year, in addition to approving $368 million for capital spending for energy, water and public service projects ...

5/15/2018 9:54:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
Stay with FOX5 for updates. The Nevada Highway Patrol discovered a totaled McLaren 720 off the road near Lake Mead Friday, and police said seatbelts saved the lives of the two people who were inside. The Nevada Highway Patrol discovered a totaled McLaren ...

5/15/2018 8:44:00 PM
Sterling Journal-Advocate
The Colorado River may not be the largest river in the U.S., but it is a crucial resource supplying water to approximately forty million people and irrigating close to four million acres of farm and ranch land each year. Because of its importance, in 1922 ...

5/15/2018 6:33:00 PM
NewsOK
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs. In a key stretch of the Colorado River below a dam on the Arizona-Utah border, anglers have been pulling out long, skinny trout that don't give up much of a ...

5/15/2018 10:57:00 AM
AZFamily
(Meredith) -- The Nevada Highway Patrol discovered a totaled McLaren 720 off the road near Lake Mead Friday, and police said seatbelts saved the lives of the two people who were inside. The $300,000 valued vehicle was found 70 yards from the road and ...

5/15/2018 6:28:00 AM
Kingman Daily Miner
Despite the first afternoon of bass fishing being canceled by tournament directors Mike Stapleton and Matt Wolsey due to Red Flag condition on Lake Mead, the father-son team of Fred and Mark Proudfoot put on an awesome display of fishing prowess Saturday ...

5/14/2018 6:28:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review
A slim, elegant older gentleman took a seat on his patio overlooking Lake Mead on Monday morning, turned on his phone and began to parse his wagers for the day. Would he bet on the Rockets, who were favored by one point over the Warriors? Would he take his ...

5/14/2018 6:09:00 PM
The Denver Post
GRAND JUNCTION — The Colorado River’s peak flows are arriving early this spring and at one of the lowest levels recorded. Related Articles Mexico, 2 U.S. states could see Colorado River cutback in 2020 Water a focus for growing northern Colorado ...

5/14/2018 3:05:00 AM
Circle of Blue
Drying of the American Southwest continues, while Great Lakes water levels are above normal. Senators introduce a bipartisan water infrastructure bill. The EPA cancels a proposed groundwater pollution rule and decides not to revise water quality standards ...

5/13/2018 10:42:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
National Park Service rangers at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area partnered with a variety of organizations to provide families with a couple of hours of outdoor activities and information about wildlife. Among these were the Nevada Department of ...

5/12/2018 5:48:00 PM
Daily Camera
The Colorado River provides water to almost 40 million people, irrigates 15 percent of the nation's crops and drives a $1.4 trillion-dollar annual economy. Its importance to our region's economy, culture and quality of life cannot be overstated. However ...

5/12/2018 12:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
The fate of a water-leasing efforts by the Colorado River Indian Tribes is unclear after a recall election that narrowly forced the architect of that plan from office. Tribal Chairman Dennis Patch, who helped shepherd discussions to lease some of the ...

5/12/2018 11:05:00 AM
7News and TheDenverChannel.com
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado River's peak flows are arriving early this spring and at one of the lowest levels recorded. The Daily Sentinel reports that peak flows are expected Sunday on the Colorado and Gunnison rivers, at about 8,500 cubic ...

5/12/2018 10:27:00 AM
Mohave Valley Daily News
NEEDLES — Mustang varsity baseball’s run at a state playoff appearance ended Friday, 14-8 at the hands of the Lake Mead Eagles. The Eagles had handed Needles a 12-8 loss on Thursday, the first day of the NIAA 2A South League tournament held on Jack ...

5/11/2018 7:30:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
Nevada Highway Patrol is using a crash that involved a McLaren sports car to promote the importance of wearing a seat belt. Photos of the crash, which occurred at Lake Mead, show the damages suffered to the expensive vehicle. This is whats left of a ...

5/11/2018 6:02:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Trustees wrestled with the topic for about an hour Thursday before voting 5-2 to sell the property at Lake Mead Boulevard and Jefferson Street. Trustees Carolyn Edwards and Linda Cavazos rejected the plan, citing the $3.7 million cost of relocating the ...

5/11/2018 8:29:00 AM
Mother Nature Network
Nearly four years ago today, I witnessed something dramatic, something I will remember for the rest of my life: the Colorado River flowed from its headwaters all the way to the sea. Although this doesn't actually sound very exciting (happens all the time ...

5/11/2018 3:04:00 AM
starherald.com
DENVER (AP) — Arizona's largest water provider tried Tuesday to defuse a multi-state dispute over the Colorado River, saying it regretted the belligerent-sounding words it used to describe its management strategy for the critical, over-used waterway.

5/11/2018 12:18:00 AM
News Deeply
Reclamation reported this week that there’s a 52 percent chance that Lake Mead will fall below the critical threshold of 1,075 feet above sea level. That number increases to 64 percent in 2021 and 68 percent in 2022, the Associated Press reported.

5/10/2018 8:07:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
NEEDLES — Its win or go home for the Needles High School Mustangs baseball team as they fell to Lake Mead Eagles 12-8 on May 10 in Jack Hutcherson field during their first NIAA 2A South League tournament game. The Mustangs will have to face the winner ...

5/10/2018 2:56:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The head the federal agency that oversees the Colorado River has a message for state water managers: The outlook is bleak, so quit squabbling and get back to work. In a pointed message Wednesday, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman said ...

5/10/2018 2:56:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The head the federal agency that oversees the Colorado River has a message for state water managers: The outlook is bleak, so quit squabbling and get back to work. In a pointed message Wednesday, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman said ...

5/10/2018 6:18:00 AM
Colorado Public Radio
Mexico and the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada face a better-than-even possibility of getting less water from the Colorado River in 2020 because of a persistent drought, water managers said Wednesday. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which manages the ...

5/10/2018 12:04:00 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Colorado River Basin water managers should have drought-contingency plans in place by year's end so they can put them to use should current trends continue, the head of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said Wednesday. "We all — states, tribes, water ...

5/9/2018 7:10:00 PM
The Denver Post
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which manages the river, released projections showing a 52 percent chance the river’s biggest reservoir, Lake Mead in Arizona and Nevada, will fall low enough in 2020 to trigger cutbacks under agreements governing the system.

5/9/2018 6:29:00 PM
Reno Gazette-Journal
Nevada could see Colorado River cutback in 2020 Nevada and Arizona face a better-than-even possibility of getting less water from the Colorado River in 2020 because of a persistent drought. Check out this story on rgj.com: https://www.rgj.com/story/news ...

5/9/2018 5:52:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
Longer-range outlooks for Lake Mead and the CAP are increasingly grim due to this year's bad runoff, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said Wednesday. The result is that the bureau is pushing hard for states in both the Upper and Lower Basins of the Colorado ...

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