Lake Mead News

1/17/2019 11:26:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
Each member of the Colorado River Union High School District and Bullhead City Elementary School District governing boards talked Thursday about whether it would be better to have one superintendent f...

1/17/2019 11:12:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
LAUGHLIN — The 28th annual Bids for Kids Charity Auction, to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River, will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at the Aquarius Casino Resort. Sponsored by Horizon Comm...

1/17/2019 6:26:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
It includes a promise of 105,000 acre feet of Colorado River water for the next three years, 70,000 acre feet of groundwater for four years after that. The draft legislation also includes $5 ...

1/17/2019 4:02:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Arizona has less than two weeks left to approve an emergency plan for the drought-stricken Colorado River, and Nevada officials aren’t just watching the clock run out from the sidelines. John Entsming...

1/17/2019 1:36:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
It includes a promise of 105,000 acre feet of Colorado River water for the next three years, 70,000 acre feet of groundwater for four years after that. The draft legislation also includes $5 million i...

1/17/2019 7:03:00 AM
KNPR
Specifically, he wants a drought plan finished - one that keeps the Colorado River system at healthy levels. Drought and over-allocation means Lake Mead is at risk of dropping really low.

1/17/2019 7:01:00 AM
Phoenix New Times
After months of roller-coaster negotiations, Arizona finally has the makings of legislation that would allow it to take part in a regional plan to prevent the Colorado River system from collapsing. Th...

1/17/2019 3:02:00 AM
Circle of Blue
The cutbacks are part of a basin-wide plan to prop up declining water levels in Lake Mead. Negotiations have taken place for more than a year, but patience is wearing thin. The Bureau of Reclamation, ...

1/16/2019 7:50:00 PM
KPNX
Gov. Doug Ducey said, “this is by far the most pressing issue we face as a state.” Arizona is facing a deadline to come up with a plan to conserve Colorado River water feeding Lake Mead. That deadline ...

1/16/2019 3:11:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
The six draft measures would allow Arizona to sign onto a multi-state drought plan with six other southwestern states working to stabilize water levels in the Colorado River by agreeing to use less wa...

1/16/2019 11:48:00 AM
KUNC
The seven states that rely on the Colorado River are trying to finalize details on how use less of its water. Currently all eyes are on Arizona, which has a had a tough time agreeing how to dole out c...

1/15/2019 10:32:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
PHOENIX (AP) — Faced with reduced levels in Colorado River reservoirs, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that securing the state’s water future is its most pressing issue. Ducey and top lawmakers f...

1/15/2019 8:53:00 PM
TucsonSentinel
Lakes Powell and Mead are below 40 percent capacity. The U.S. Department of Interior is threatening to bullwhip the six states sucking on straws in the Colorado River if they can’t reach a drought agr...

1/15/2019 7:09:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
Arizona under pressure to pass Colorado River drought plan as deadline nears Arizona lawmakers face a Jan. 31 deadline to pass a Colorado River drought plan. If the state misses the deadline, federal ...

1/15/2019 6:23:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
PHOENIX – Faced with reduced levels in Colorado River reservoirs, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that securing the state's water future is its most pressing issue. Ducey and top lawmakers ...

1/15/2019 6:07:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
That, however, was before projections that Lake Mead would reach critical levels next year and force drastic cutbacks. Complicating matters is Arizona’s own limited bargaining power. Other multi-state ...

1/15/2019 5:36:00 PM
AZFamily
During his state of the state speech Monday, he stressed that the Legislature needs to pass a drought contingency plan for the Colorado River before Jan. 31. The drought contingency plan is an agreeme...

1/15/2019 2:06:00 PM
Your Hub
Lake Powell straddles Utah and Arizona and with a capacity of 27 million acre feet is the second-largest reservoir in the United States, storing water from the mighty Colorado River. And right now, it ...

1/15/2019 2:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
That, however, was before projections that Lake Mead will reach critical levels next year, forcing cutbacks. Complicating matters is Arizona's own limited bargaining power. Other multi-state ...

1/15/2019 12:24:00 AM
KPNX
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said in his state of the state speech Monday that Arizona has just 17 days left to ratify the interstate agreement to conserve Colorado River water. The Lower Basin Drought C...

1/15/2019 12:04:00 AM
Havasu News
at which point federal officials will decide had to allocate the dwindling water supply out of Lake Mead. The governor also: • made a pitch for more career and technical education, saying that those c...

1/14/2019 10:15:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The governing boards of the Colorado River Union High School District and Bullhead City Elementary School District will meet Thursday evening to decide how to structure top leadership ...

1/14/2019 10:14:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
LAUGHLIN — The 28th annual Bids for Kids Charity Auction, to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River, will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at the Aquarius Casino Resort. Sponsored by Horizon Comm...

1/14/2019 6:24:00 PM
Las Vegas Sun
Crews will resume picking up trash and cleaning bathrooms at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, despite the ongoing partial government shutdown, officials announced today. National Park Service ...

1/14/2019 5:36:00 PM
KGUN 9
TUCSON, Ariz. — Many states depend on the Colorado River and the water stored at Lake Mead. But after 19 years of drought that water is running low. Governor Doug Ducey pushed for a Drought-Contingenc...

1/14/2019 5:30:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
PHOENIX — A proposed Colorado River drought plan that will cost well over $100 million is just the beginning of what's needed to protect the over-allocated river, said Bruce Babbitt, the former ...

1/14/2019 5:18:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Lake Mead National Recreation Area announced plans Monday to tap into its recreation fee revenue to restore “basic visitor services.” Using Federal Land and Recreation Enhancement Act funds generated ...

1/14/2019 4:31:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
at which point federal officials will decide how to allocate the dwindling water supply out of Lake Mead. The governor also: made a pitch for more career and technical education, saying that those ...

1/14/2019 4:28:00 PM
Santa Monica Mirror
The Hoover Dam's Lake Mead. In raising water rates, Santa Monica wants to invest more in local groundwater and reduce the need for imported water. Photo: Getty Images. Changes to go into effect on Mar...

1/14/2019 4:15:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
Gov. Doug Ducey kicked off the first “State of the State” speech of his second term Monday with a call to action for lawmakers to act quickly on a multi-state drought plan to stave off declining water ...

1/14/2019 3:10:00 PM
KSNV
Lake Mead National Recreation Area will resume routine custodial services and trash pickup, using revenue generated by recreation fees. National Park Service officials have determined that by ...

1/14/2019 6:05:00 AM
Yale Environment 360
The beginnings of the mighty Colorado River on the west slope of Rocky Mountain National Park are humble. A large marsh creates a small trickle of a stream at La Poudre Pass, and thus begins the long, ...

1/14/2019 4:40:00 AM
Voice of San Diego
The Colorado River is both a source of economic productivity in the American West as well as the central commodity in a complex accounting system used by major farmers and entire states. That’s why of...

1/14/2019 4:09:00 AM
Voice of San Diego
The Colorado River may not look like it, but it’s one of the world’s largest banks. The river is not only the source of much of the American West’s economic productivity – San Diego, Phoenix and Denve...

1/13/2019 10:23:00 PM
Havasu News
Lake Havasu is an 80 year-old reservoir fed by the Colorado River. It covers 19,300 acres with an average depth of 35 feet. At its deepest points, however, it is some 90 feet deep. There are a lot of ...

1/13/2019 10:19:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
As a Mohave High School student, Hall worked at the Boys & Girls Club of the Colorado River, and she’s now a special education teacher at Desert Valley Elementary School. Hall said she enjoys her part...

1/13/2019 9:32:00 PM
KSNV
UPDATE 8:30 PM| Roads have reopened in the area of Lake Mead Boulevard and Linclon Road, according to Lt. Gordon with LVMPD. UPDATE 4:00 PM| According to Lt. Holmes, one person has died has a ...

1/13/2019 7:25:00 PM
East Valley Tribune
The more pressing one is to get sufficient votes for a drought contingency plan crafted by various interests to deal with the problem of declining water supplies coming out of the Colorado River. Most ...

1/13/2019 5:34:00 PM
The Daily Courier
Put simply, he said, Arizona and other states along the Colorado River are withdrawing more water than is naturally recharged. He said that threatens to draw down Lake Mead to a point where there will ...

1/13/2019 4:41:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were investigating a deadly crash in the northeast valley on Sunday afternoon. According to police records, the call came in just after 3 p.m. on Jan. ...

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