Lake Mead News

11/19/2018 10:37:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
Among items scheduled for council consideration after the swearing in: • Consider and possibly approve excise tax bonding to pay for $3.1 million in work on this side of the Colorado River related to ...

11/19/2018 10:13:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Parking for a popular tourist attraction where the Colorado River bends in the shape of a horseshoe is being expanded. The National Park Service says visitation at Horseshoe Bend ne...

11/19/2018 6:59:00 AM
The Colorado River flows near Kremmling, Colorado. The 1,450-mile stream supplies water to roughly 40 million people in seven U.S. states and Mexico. Luke Runyon Colorado River water managers have ...

11/17/2018 6:39:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
Trying to rejigger stalled talks on a plan to protect Lake Mead, the CAP board is pushing a new plan to spend up to $60 million to compensate water users whose supplies would be cut due to future ...

11/17/2018 5:12:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
Arizona is once again at a critical decision point in the ongoing struggle to secure our water resources. If we fail to take the right course, we risk igniting yet another Colorado River water war. La...

11/16/2018 10:47:00 AM
Colorado River water managers have plenty to argue about. But there’s one thing on which nearly everyone who relies on the southwestern river can agree. The foundational document that divvies up the w...

11/16/2018 8:50:00 AM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as the state faces looming a looming deadline to manage expected shortages. The Central Arizona Proje...

11/16/2018 8:50:00 AM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as the state faces looming a looming deadline to manage expected shortages. The Central Arizona Proje...

11/16/2018 4:10:00 AM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Chick-fil-A announced, in honor of its new location opening at North Rainbow and West Lake Mead boulevards, will offer the first 100 guests the chance to win free Chick-fil-A for a ...

11/15/2018 11:09:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
The Central Arizona Project wants to draw up to 400,000 acre-feet of water it stored in Lake Mead and 50,000 acre-feet in Lake Pleasant to lessen the burden of shortages on mainly farmers and develope...

11/15/2018 7:24:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Arizona water agency floats proposal as negotiations on Colorado River deal continue The Central Arizona Project's board offered a new Colorado River proposal. Talks on a proposed deal are continuing ...

11/15/2018 5:05:00 PM
The Daily Courier
FLAGSTAFF — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as the state faces looming a looming deadline to manage expected shortages. The Central Arizona Project board sai...

11/15/2018 4:14:00 PM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as it faces looming deadlines to manage expected shortages. Arizona’s negotiations on a drought ...

11/15/2018 4:07:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
In the race to save the Colorado River from disaster, Nevada just took the first leap into the pool. In a 6-0 vote Thursday, the Southern Nevada Water Authority board officially signed onto its portio...

11/15/2018 3:29:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
The Drought Contingency Plan Steering Committee, of which I am a member, was convened to enable Arizona to move forward on the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. For months, I have attended all ...

11/15/2018 8:03:00 AM
Phoenix New Times
The board of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District moved forward Thursday with a fresh proposal to compensate Arizona’s water users for cuts to their supply of Colorado River water under a D...

11/14/2018 7:21:00 PM
Albion Pleiad
Written by Jaclyn Backhaus and directed by Albion College Theater department chair Zach Fischer, “Men on Boats” is a canny portrayal of the 1869 Powell Expedition from the raging Colorado River to the ...

11/14/2018 3:04:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Lake Mead – which supplies 40 percent of our water – has a one in five chance of falling to catastrophically low levels by 2026, requiring cuts that will hurt every water user in this state. The propo...

11/13/2018 10:26:00 PM
Havasu News
An interesting way to ease into Wednesday evening is to attend a free lecture at ASU Havasu. The topic touches every Lake Havasu City resident’s life – the Colorado River. Presented by Dave Gunderson, ...

11/13/2018 5:43:00 PM
Aspen Public Radio
Christa Sadler is a paleontologist, geologist and former river guide on the Colorado River. Listen Listening... 7:46 Her new book "The Colorado" explores the intimate connections that humans have with ...

11/11/2018 7:18:00 PM
Wyoming Public Radio
The temperature is hovering right around 90 degrees the day Dale Ryden and I float down the Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. The water looks so inviting, a cool reprieve from the heat, bu...

11/9/2018 9:57:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Representatives of states up and down the Colorado River Basin on Thursday described their shared desire to address the threat of drought to water supplies through a suite of proposed new agreements. ...

11/9/2018 5:01:00 PM
The Denver Post
Battlement Mesa has changed from a quiet retirement community overlooking the Colorado River into a battleground between some residents and the energy industry. The effects of gas drilling are glaring...

11/8/2018 11:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
The CAP (Central Arizona Project), which brings water from the Colorado River to the Phoenix and Tucson areas, has allowed these cities to grow beyond the carrying capacity of their historical ...

11/8/2018 10:05:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The head of the Upper Colorado River Commission on Thursday told a Grand Junction audience that proposed new interstate agreements contain important provisions aimed at helping fend off the short-term ...

11/8/2018 9:55:00 PM
The Daily Texan
Austin currently uses three water treatment plants that source its water from the Colorado River. Jennifer Walker is the vice chair of a task force created by the Austin City Council in 2014 to look a...

11/8/2018 8:33:00 PM
The Daily Texan
As a result, drinking water obtained from the Colorado River was deemed unsafe due to large amounts of silt and residues. However, the central issue is not the volatile nature of the river ...

11/8/2018 5:24:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sanders died Oct. 16 at the age of 70 after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease early this year. He owned Lake Mead Boat Storage for more than 20 years and was a prominent member of the Henderso...

11/8/2018 6:48:00 AM
The Colorado River provides water and power to millions of people in the West. Luke Runyon, KUNC & Bret Jaspers, KJZZ Water managers along the Colorado River are trying to figure out how to ...

11/8/2018 5:57:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
This question could tank months of work on Arizona's plan to help save Lake Mead As Arizona's supply dwindles, farmers, tribes and others are starting to feud over who deserves the water - and for how ...

11/7/2018 10:06:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — Pat Young says he plans to use his experience in education to benefit Colorado River Union High School District students. Young, along with Richard Cardone, was elected Tuesday to the ...

11/7/2018 8:55:00 PM
AUSTIN — Nearly a month after the Lower Colorado River Authority closed Lake Travis due to recent flooding and unsafe conditions, the lake reopened for recreational use on Wednesday. Boats appeared ba...

11/7/2018 8:27:00 PM
The Lower Colorado River Authority reopened Lake Travis to the public Wednesday. This comes after a historic flooding event took place in the Hill Country in mid-October. KVUE's Pattrik Perez shows us ...

11/7/2018 10:09:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
Good question. The board is critically important to our state’s water future. It oversees the Central Arizona Project, the canals that bring Lake Mead water to farms, homes and tribes in Maricopa, Pin...

11/6/2018 11:45:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — Challenger Richard Cardone appears to be headed for a spot on the Colorado River Union High School District’s governing board. Unofficial vote totals at 11 p.m. showed Cardone solidly ...

11/6/2018 10:50:00 PM
Havasu News
Stay with this story by gaining full access to The Today's News-Herald's award-winning journalism as a contributing online member. Learn about your neighbors, what’s going on with local governments, h...

11/6/2018 9:53:00 AM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Clark County coroner identified a man who was killed in a fatal accident on U.S. Highway 95 near Lake Mead Boulevard on Monday. According to the coroner, Roberto Carlo Santiago ...

11/5/2018 11:22:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A man was shot four times in a Monday morning carjacking on the edge of the Las Vegas valley. According to police, a shooting was reported around 3:40 a.m. on Lake Mead Boulevard ne...

11/5/2018 11:07:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) - More water will be flowing through the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon than normal. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says it will release torrents of water from the Glen Canyon Dam ...

11/5/2018 10:27:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Gonzalo Rico-Jimenez, 26, had hit the officers with a blue Chevrolet pickup when they shot him at 10:40 a.m. outside of a house on Emmons Avenue, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Civic Center Drive, North ...

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