Lake Mead News

5/18/2019 6:09:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
At least six rangers from Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Death Valley National Park and Desert National Wildlife Refuge have served three-week deployments at parks along the international ...

5/18/2019 12:19:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — Due to heavy rains on Friday, the Colorado River east of Austin has been causing issues for a few communities. A Flood warning was posted for the river from Bastrop to Smithville to La ...

5/18/2019 12:00:00 PM
Times of San Diego
As Southern California’s population grows, it faces reduced supplies from the overused Colorado River, one of its main sources. The region’s water agencies want more water, or at least more ...

5/17/2019 11:47:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The Colorado River basin was at 152 percent of median, the Gunnison River Basin, 206 percent, and basins in far southwest Colorado, a combined 224 percent. So far this year, "it's been an interesting ...

5/17/2019 8:35:00 PM
Lasvegas Now
Metro Police investigated a serious crash Friday in the northwest part of the valley. According to officers, around 1:43 p.m., emergency dispatch received a call about an accident involving a ...

5/17/2019 6:55:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS/KTNV — Two 18-year-olds were involved in a serious crash along Lake Mead Blvd east of Buffalo, Friday afternoon. Metro said the motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to UMC ...

5/17/2019 5:58:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - Police shut down Lake Mead Boulevard between Buffalo Drive and Tenaya Way in both directions after a motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash, according to the Las ...

5/17/2019 3:28:00 PM
The Washington Post
His predictions about water shortages have proved eerily true. The Colorado River — of which the Green is the biggest tributary — is the main water source for 40 million people. It’s already ...

5/17/2019 11:41:00 AM
Elko Daily Free Press
NDOW has AIS inspection stations at many of the popular recreational waters around the state such as Lake Mead, Lake Tahoe and South Fork Reservoir here in Elko County that boat owners are ...

5/17/2019 9:56:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
The Austin Fire Department has extended the waterway ban on Lake Austin between Tom Miller Dam and Redbud Trail in West Austin until 5 p.m. Friday as the Lower Colorado River Authority wraps up flood ...

5/17/2019 3:56:00 AM
PHOENIX — Central Arizona farmers were making a last-minute plea Thursday to state lawmakers for $20 million to dig wells and build canals as they prepare to lose access to Colorado River water. With ...

5/16/2019 10:04:00 PM
FOX 10 Phoenix
It's only the Colorado River - just below the Hoover Dam. When the sun is just right, the reflection of the green algae on the bottom of the river gives off a green hue, which creates incredible ...

5/16/2019 8:05:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Front Range lawmakers and water leaders in other river basins may not agree, but the Colorado River District is the most important river district in the state for one simple reason. It safeguards the ...

5/16/2019 7:10:00 PM
CBS Local
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– The mighty Colorado River roars through Glenwood Canyon, but despite the impressive display of rushing water already happening, the river is just waking up. ...

5/16/2019 2:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
Rep. David Cook, R-Globe, said Thursday the farmers in Pinal County agreed to give up their right to Colorado River water to help the state come up with a plan to deal with the drought. ...

5/16/2019 12:33:00 PM
Center for Biological Diversity
“This is a prescription for disaster for our climate, wildlife, and the Colorado River Basin,” said Ted Zukoski, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Draining the Green River to ...

5/16/2019 12:26:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
It all started with a letter to the mayor: After seeing so much carnage on Bastrop roads, students at the Colorado River Collegiate Academy implored the city for stricter distracted driving rules. ...

5/16/2019 12:11:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
PHOENIX (AP) — Central Arizona farmers were making a last-minute plea Thursday to state lawmakers for $20 million to dig wells and build canals as they prepare to lose access to Colorado River water. ...

5/16/2019 11:40:00 AM
The Washington Times
PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on the Arizona budget (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Central Arizona farmers are making a last-minute plea to state lawmakers for $20 million to dig wells and build canals as ...

5/15/2019 3:37:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The key to internet survival is learning to how to find the good that is hidden within this vast labyrinth of data. And most of my best discoveries have been the result of little more than taking a ...

5/15/2019 3:12:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
The Por La Creación: Faith-Based Alliance is a bipartisan partnership of Hispanic pastors who believe in a common-sense approach to managing our natural resources. In February, 20 of us from Arizona ...

5/15/2019 2:01:00 PM
The Port Arthur News
The agreement — reached among the Texas attorney general’s office, the Lower Colorado River Authority and Polston’s lawyers — also requires the defendants to “abate and contain all spills and ...

5/15/2019 7:33:00 AM
FOX 10 Phoenix
AZZ036-NVZ021-151915- /O.NEW.KVEF.LW.Y.0004.190515T1900Z-190516T0200Z/ Lake Mead National Recreation Area- Including Bullhead City, Oatman, Mohave Valley, Hoover Dam, and Laughlin 340 AM PDT Wed May ...

5/14/2019 10:44:00 PM
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (LCRA) The Lower Colorado River Authority closed floodgates on three of the Highland Lakes Tuesday afternoon. - LCRA closed ...

5/14/2019 2:58:00 PM
Asu News
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Arizona State University has received a $1 million grant from NASA’s Earth Science Division to provide long-range scenarios for water management for the ...

5/14/2019 2:30:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
Lapland has the northern lights. Yosemite has a moonbow that forms over its waterfalls. Now the Colorado River near Hoover Dam claims that waters inside a small cave turn a brilliant emerald green at ...

5/14/2019 1:29:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Eastern Ave. (near St. Rose Parkway); 1991 N. Rainbow Blvd. (near Lake Mead Boulevard); 2480 S. Rancho Drive (near Sahara and Interstate 15); and 460 N. Stephanie St. in Henderson (near Warm Springs ...

5/14/2019 9:22:00 AM
Environmental Defense Fund
While Colorado River surface water supplies have dominated news headlines recently, Arizona communities face another important water challenge: rapidly declining groundwater levels. Arizona relies on ...

5/14/2019 4:23:00 AM
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
At the time, commercial expeditions down the Colorado River were in their infancy. Its waters and the canyon basin — where we slept under the stars, marveling at the rotation of the Earth viewed ...

5/13/2019 9:24:00 PM
Scanlon explained, "The amount of water we could capture in 2015 through 2017 is about similar to the capacity of Lake Mead, which is our largest reservoir in the U.S." They found two-thirds, if there ...

5/13/2019 7:30:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
That’s what it was last Friday evening when a group of us, who are all volunteer Arizona Hunter Education Instructors, made a trip to Lake Mead to try out the nighttime striper fishing.

5/13/2019 7:29:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
Entry forms will also be available at some local businesses. This will be a good time to pick a partner and come and experience the quality fishing at Lake Mead.

5/13/2019 1:07:00 PM
Vail Daily
EAGLE COUNTY — Back in 2011, recreationists celebrated increased access to the upper basin of the Colorado River when Eagle County acquired the Two Bridges and State Bridge properties. Now they can ...

5/13/2019 8:48:00 AM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- An accident involving a Clark County School District bus was causing minor traffic delays Monday morning at North Rancho Drive and West Lake Mead Boulevard. A school bus with no ...

5/12/2019 1:41:00 PM
The Aspen Times
Colorado and the three other Upper Colorado River Basin states must draft a draft continency plan to lower future water shortages. Hugh Carey / The water battle is over, but the ...

5/12/2019 8:51:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
The Lower-Colorado River Authority, whose dams on the Colorado provide hydroelectric power and flood control, are performing flood operations following heavy rain upstream of the Highland Lakes over ...

5/11/2019 3:22:00 PM
Summit County
Colorado River Water Conservation District general manager Andy Mueller, who oversees the special district and its function as the state’s primary water policy and planning agency for the Colorado ...

5/11/2019 12:15:00 PM
Vail Daily
Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa—a riverside oasis situated on the bank of the Colorado River, just on the edge of Arches National Park in Moab, Utah—will launch their guest-chef garden dinner series, ...

5/11/2019 11:13:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
1 p.m. update: The Lower Colorado River Authority, whose dams on the Colorado provide hydroelectric power and flood control, said heavy rain Saturday upstream from Austin could force the agency to ...

5/11/2019 7:55:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A man’s body found in a ravine near Lake Mead National Recreation Area probably had been there for more than a month when it was discovered in March, according to an arrest report released Friday. On ...

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