Lake Mead News

9/20/2017 12:45:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
“This project will save water today and into the future,” said Chuck Cullom, Colorado River project manager for the Phoenix-based Central Arizona Project, Arizona’s largest water utility. CAP uses a 336-mile system of aqueducts, tunnels and pipelines ...

9/20/2017 12:07:00 AM
The Center for Public Intergrity
It also drains into the Colorado River, which provides drinking water for 30 million people across the southwest. Kevin Dahl, Arizona senior program manager for the National Parks Conservation Association, says the risk to the water supply outweighs the ...

9/19/2017 8:19:00 PM
Aleteia
If you continue on, a 6-mile hike that involves wading through shallow creeks will lead you to the Colorado River. Old Rag Mountain, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia The Old Rag Mountain Trail is one of the most dangerous hikes in Shenandoah National ...

9/19/2017 5:09:00 PM
Victoria Advocate
The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the Colorado River is impassable after Hurricane Harvey, leading some to worry that products from the Crossroads aren't making it to the global market efficiently. Specifically, the waterway's west lock on the Colorado ...

9/19/2017 5:03:00 PM
MYNorthwest.com
GOLD BUTTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, NEVADA Named for a ghost-town mining site near the confluence of the Colorado and Virgin rivers, the monument covers 464 square miles (1,202 square kilometers) of scenic land northeast of Lake Mead. Dirt roads cross gold ...

9/19/2017 6:22:00 AM
AIN Online Language
Packages include tours of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon followed by lunch at the restaurant that features Asian-inspired cuisine and panoramic views of the Canyon and Eagle Point. Both the Heli Skywalk and Indian Adventure packages will ...

9/18/2017 12:40:00 PM
Cleveland Plain Dealer
This May 23, 2016, file photo, shows the northernmost boundary of the proposed Bears Ears region, along the Colorado River, in southeastern Utah. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump ...

9/18/2017 12:45:00 AM
WTOP
FILE - This May 23, 2016, file photo, shows the northernmost boundary of the proposed Bears Ears region, along the Colorado River, in southeastern Utah. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the ...

9/17/2017 10:15:00 PM
KVUE
Keep Austin Beautiful, Colorado River Alliance and Travis County Parks spearheaded the event to send a clear message -- trash travels. "Cause things are going -- could be a year old -- and silk covered," Dave Senecal said. "So, you're looking for outlines ...

9/17/2017 9:23:00 PM
Lasvegas Now
LAS VEGAS - Police have shut down the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Christy Lane due to a deadly crash between a car and motorcycle. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Medical responders rushed the motorcycle rider to the hospital in extremely ...

9/17/2017 1:00:00 AM
Las Vegas Sun
The crash happened about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Christy Lane. A 75-year-old man driving a Saturn Vue westbound on Lake Mead Boulevard turned left onto Christy Lane in front of Nicholas Turnbull, 28, who was riding a Harley ...

9/17/2017 12:07:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
There were also booths at which one could receive information about topics that included smoking cessation, mental health and amenities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Children’s activities included face-painting, carnival games and a bounce house.

9/16/2017 4:26:00 PM
KTNV
The theft happened Saturday morning in the 300 block of West Lake Mead, near Losee Road. Police say a man tried to stop the female suspect. She entered her Jeep Cherokee, hit the man with her vehicle, and drove off. Arriving officers found the man lying in ...

9/16/2017 9:02:00 AM
Fox 5 KVVU-TV
The North Las Vegas Police Department reported a robbery took place at an AM/PM convenience store located in the 300 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard, near Losee Road, at about 7 a.m. NLVPD Officer Eric Leavitt said a woman took several items from the ...

9/16/2017 1:08:00 AM
The Sun
And saved Mike for the poor infant’s middle name. Arron Hughes with his fine from the USA after he swam across the Colorado River at the top of the Hoover Dam Luckily for him, nine of the Dam’s ten turbines were switched off at the time or they would ...

9/15/2017 5:35:00 PM
KJCT8
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)--The Colorado River is the hardest working river in the world, that’s according to local experts. Hundreds of water experts are gathered in the valley to put together their game plan to tackle the biggest challenges ...

9/15/2017 11:12:00 AM
Orange County Register
Orange County and Southern California receive its imported water from two increasingly tenuous sources. The Colorado River provides water for more than 40 million people in seven states and Mexico. The Colorado River Basin, however, has been experiencing a ...

9/15/2017 6:00:00 AM
WMI central
The first above-normal snowfall year in years barely averted water rationing on water coming from Lake Mead. Phoenix and Tucson now get about 40 percent of their water from the federally-funded CAP. Before the spring runoff, water levels in the lake had ...

9/15/2017 1:41:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — You can tell all your friends that there’s a ton of fish in the Colorado River near Bullhead City and you won’t be lying. You might be understating it, however. According to the Arizona Game and Fist Department, more than 3,000 pounds ...

9/14/2017 9:59:00 PM
High County News
On a sunny March morning in 2014, dam operators lifted a gate on the Morelos Dam on the Colorado River, at the U.S.-Mexico border. Water gushed toward the river’s dry delta at the Gulf of California. This “pulse flow” coursed downstream for several ...

9/14/2017 8:29:00 PM
Outside
Now, on the matter of my death in the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River, specifically after an alarming swim in Lava Falls—universally considered the canyon’s nastiest and most difficult rapid—I confess that I miscalculated badly. I miscalculated ...

9/14/2017 5:48:00 PM
USA Today
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — The U.S. and Mexican governments are close to signing a landmark Colorado River deal that will establish rules for sharing water over the next decade and lay out cooperative efforts intended to head off severe shortages.

9/14/2017 5:13:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Hands-on public education. Thanks to a variety of interactive displays, WaterWorks visitors can trace the path of the Colorado River from the Rocky Mountains to Lake Mead (which supplies 90 percent of Southern Nevada’s drinking water), use microscopes to ...

9/14/2017 4:12:00 PM
mystatesman.com
And please, bring along a plastic bag so you can take out any trash you generate or find along the way. The 5.5-mile stretch of the Colorado River between Little Webberville Park and Big Webberville Park makes a fine training ground for beginners.

9/14/2017 12:38:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
MOAB, Utah (AP) — Utah officials say a 70-year-old Moab man drowned during a family trip to the Colorado River after he tried to save a young relative. A news release by the Grand County Sheriff's Office says James Laverne Gregoire was attempting to ...

9/14/2017 12:27:00 PM
Daily Herald
MOAB, Utah (AP) — Utah officials say a 70-year-old Moab man drowned during a family trip to the Colorado River after he tried to save a young relative. A news release by the Grand County Sheriff's Office says James Laverne Gregoire was attempting to ...

9/14/2017 8:55:00 AM
Boulder Weekly
The technology has long been talked about as a solution to water shortages in the West caused by drought, population increases and the dwindling resources of the Colorado River, which are expected to be reduced by an additional 30 percent by 2050.

9/14/2017 12:55:00 AM
ozy.com
As steaming water trickles over my hair, I thank my stars for the Colorado river guide who, a few days before, had dreamily told me of these spiritual hot springs in northern New Mexico. For centuries, the Ojo Caliente mineral springs have served as a ...

9/14/2017 12:19:00 AM
Mohave Daily News
20 at the Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce building, 1251 Highway 95. A second Sept. 20 meeting will take place at 11:30 a.m. at Chaparral Golf & Country Club, 1260 Mohave Drive. It is hosted by the Colorado River Republican Women’s Council.

9/13/2017 11:26:00 PM
GOOD4UTAH
GRAND COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A 70-year-old Moab resident drowned in the Colorado River Wednesday. Grand County Sheriff’s Office says James Laverne Gregorie was with family members on an outing in an area known as Nude Beach. A young family member ...

9/13/2017 10:17:00 PM
Press Release Point
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Region is lowering water levels in Lake Mohave to aid in harvesting razorback suckers, a species native to the Colorado River, from lakeside rearing ponds. The work is part of annual river operations which is ...

9/13/2017 7:43:00 PM
KTNV
Las Vegas police have confirmed a stabbing at 6300 W. Lake Mead Boulevard, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive. Police received a call at 8:20 a.m. regarding a fight between two men armed with knives. One male was accompanied by a female who ...

9/13/2017 5:03:00 PM
casino.org
In a story that just came to light this week in the British tabloid The Sun, 28-year-old Arron Hughes’ swim across the structure that serves America’s largest reservoir at Lake Mead via the Colorado River was brought to light. By all accounts ...

9/13/2017 4:28:00 PM
CardsChat
But the ease with which he accessed the Colorado River dam, along with the slap on the wrist he received as “punishment” for his dangerous act, has many wondering how safe the Lake Mead reservoir connection would be from potential terrorists who might ...

9/13/2017 3:29:00 PM
Salt Lake Tribune
A 70-year-old Moab man drowned Wednesday during a family outing along the Colorado River. James Laverne Gregoire went underneath the water about 10:30 a.m., according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office. A diver found his body just before noon.

9/13/2017 1:23:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Spectators are an important part of the sporting world. Some believe spectators and their excited expressions of support can change the outcome of a contest, but have you considered their role in the fishing sports? Spectators enter the fishing game when ...

9/13/2017 10:11:00 AM
WNEM
“There was a lot of drinking,” Hughes said. When Hughes and his crew of friends visited Lake Mead back in August, he recalled triple digit temperatures. “It was hot, so I jumped in the water,” Hughes said. Hughes said he scaled down the rocks in a ...

9/13/2017 8:26:00 AM
travelagewest.com
As we trained new divers in our local Lake Mead, Nev., they got the wanderlust to dive in the “aquarium” that they had only seen on television. When I started to put group trips together for our customers, I found that I knew what divers were really ...

9/13/2017 5:55:00 AM
kdminer.com
LAKE MEAD – The federal Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) recently completed its August 2017 24-Month Study, which is part of a study of hydrology and projected operations of the Colorado River system. Results depict water flows slightly improved from recent ...

9/13/2017 12:36:00 AM
WALA-TV FOX10
“There was a lot of drinking,” Hughes said. When Hughes and his crew of friends visited Lake Mead back in August, he recalled triple digit temperatures. “It was hot, so I jumped in the water,” Hughes said. Hughes said he scaled down the rocks in a ...

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