Lake Mead News

9/16/2019 10:34:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
A firefighter with Colorado River Fire Rescue in western Garfield County is among nine people arrested or cited late last week in connection with an internet child exploitation sting operation in the ...

9/16/2019 3:41:00 PM
Summit County
FRISCO — The High Country Conservation Center and the Summit Climate Action Collaborative are hosting a speaker at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge on Wednesday to discuss the past, present and ...

9/16/2019 12:46:54 PM
Arizona Republic on MSN.com
"An Unnatural Wonder," published in 2018, is a documentary following a Republic reporter and photographer on their 16-day journey down the Colorado River. The documentary records how profoundly human ...

9/16/2019 8:32:00 AM
Route Fifty
They’re backing a proposal for a buried pipeline that would carry water about 140 miles to Washington County, from Lake Powell, the giant reservoir along the Colorado River on the Utah-Arizona border.

9/16/2019 8:30:00 AM
Patch
In all he made six trips down the Colorado River, navigating one of the worlds most intense rapids. Casey Jones said he accompanied his father on one of those trips when he won a precious pass in ...

9/16/2019 5:02:00 AM
The Denver Post
said Sean Tonner, managing partner of Renewable Water Resources. “We can take it out of the Colorado River, but we know what the stresses are there. The Poudre River? The Arkansas? The South Platte is ...

9/15/2019 7:44:00 PM
FOX 7 Austin KTBC
Some volunteers collected litter on land, while others dove for trash. The event, hosted by the Colorado River Alliance and Travis County Parks, registered 1,200 people. Organizers say that makes it ...

9/15/2019 5:14:00 PM
KVUE
15. According to the Colorado River Alliance, 1,200 volunteers signed up to pick up trash in and around Lake Travis and Lake Travis parks on Sunday. Scuba divers also retrieved debris from the lake.

9/15/2019 3:56:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
Robert A. Jones, who pioneered environmental writing at The Times, interpreted life in the state and the city with caustic eloquence and in retirement guided whitewater rafts down the Colorado River, ...

9/14/2019 9:10:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will ...

9/14/2019 8:24:00 PM
Post Independent Citizen Telegram
For Randy Callahan, a career in the fire service was something he found early in life. Pointing to a framed picture on his office wall of a 1956 Ford/Howe fire engine, Callahan explained that he, his ...

9/13/2019 10:33:00 AM
E&E
Want access to the top energy and environment news? Sign up for a free trial! Enter your email to register or log in. By signing up, you agree to receive E&E News email updates and offers. You also ...

9/13/2019 6:10:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
How do we sustain the Colorado River past 2026? Here's how Arizona intends to find out The Drought Contingency Plan is working, but it's just the beginning. Here's how we move forward. Check out this ...

9/13/2019 6:04:57 AM
Arizona Republic on MSN.com
It didn’t take long for the completion of the Drought Contingency Plan to create value to Arizona and the Colorado River Basin. Its focus on stabilizing Lake Mead and creating incentives to “bank” ...

9/13/2019 3:03:00 AM
New Republic
Since the film was released in 1974, the question of who will get the limited water in the American West, particularly the all-important flow of the Colorado River, has grown even more contentious.

9/12/2019 10:56:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Dealing with long-term drought will be the focus of the Colorado River District's annual water seminar from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Colorado Mesa University. The theme of the event, which is ...

9/12/2019 9:16:00 PM
Gainesville
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) " On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will ...

9/12/2019 6:55:00 PM
Palladium-Item
17. The Colorado River has a maximum depth of 85 feet. 18. The temperature of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon averages a chilly 50 degrees. 19. Yes, one of the seven wonders of the world ...

9/12/2019 4:16:27 PM
York Daily Record on MSN.com
7. Thanks to its remote location, the Grand Canyon's North Rim sees just 500,000 visitors a year. 8. The Colorado River drops nearly 2,000 feet during its journey through the Grand Canyon. 9. The ...

9/11/2019 9:35:00 PM
Voice of America
YUMA, ARIZONA - On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will ...

9/11/2019 8:27:00 PM
Mercury News
On July 24, 2017, Avery drove to the bridge crossing the Colorado RIver, near the Hoover Dam and the family’s home outside Las Vegas. There Avery left his car and iPhone. In a suicide note posted to ...

9/11/2019 11:26:00 AM
Summit County
The Colorado River District’s annual water seminar is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Grand Junction. The seminar theme is “Uncertainty: You Can Count on It: Feast and Famine on the Colorado ...

9/10/2019 3:32:00 PM
KXAN
15. The Colorado River Alliance partners with Travis County Parks to organize the annual event; boasting the state’s largest scuba diving and shoreline cleanup event. The event also offers public ...

9/10/2019 1:22:00 PM
This Is Reno
Kumud Acharya, who’s work in Nevada has helped water managers address aquatic invasive species threatening Lake Mead and Lake Tahoe, has been named interim president at Desert Research Institute.

9/10/2019 9:43:00 AM
KNPR
Lake Mead, one of the two largest reservoirs along the Colorado River, is still only at 39 percent of its capacity. In addition, Pellegrino said the Colorado River, as a whole, is only about 54 ...

9/10/2019 1:46:00 AM
FOX 7 Austin KTBC
AUSTIN, Texas (Fox 7 Austin) - A man was injured in a boat crash on the Colorado River early Tuesday morning, according to Austin Travis County EMS. Medics said the boat crashed around 12:30 am on the ...

9/9/2019 1:14:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The 25th annual Lake Travis Cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. The cleanup, a partner event from Colorado River Alliance and Travis County Parks, brings in dive groups and volunteers from ...

9/9/2019 9:06:00 AM
Scientific American
The year 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the 1869 Powell Expedition, the first U.S. government–sponsored expedition through the Colorado River into the Grand Canyon. In honor of the famous ...

9/8/2019 11:43:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Colorful rafts and inflatable kayaks bobbed gently against the banks of the Colorado River on Saturday morning at Riverbend Park in Palisade. Around them people stood talking and laughing, getting ...

9/8/2019 9:51:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
In late August, I had the good fortune to float down the Colorado River from Silt to Rifle on a bright, sunny day, with cottonwoods just starting to think about turning their leaves to gold. Our ...

9/7/2019 10:35:00 AM
Summit County
FRISCO — Colorado State University research scientist Brad Udall will discuss the future of the Colorado River in a changing climate from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Frisco Adventure Park ...

9/6/2019 5:32:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The 70-year-old Michigan man found dead at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in July died of natural causes, the Clark County coroner’s office said Friday. The body of Jack Hungate, from Southgate, ...

9/6/2019 1:58:00 PM
The Business Journals
When Andrew Ashmore and other partners bought three acres along Cesar Chavez Street that overlooks the Colorado River in East Austin five years ago, they set out to develop a project that would be ...

9/6/2019 6:54:00 AM
International Business Times
In what appears to be a brave effort to swim through the Grand Canyon, a 77-year-old Australian man died in the Colorado River, said the Grand Canyon National Park Service on Thursday. The park ...

9/6/2019 5:00:00 AM
USA Today
But when you’re down below, on the Colorado River, the bend doesn’t really stand out. It’s just one more swooping curve in a canyon filled with them. The only way I knew for sure that I was floating ...

9/6/2019 3:27:00 AM
AZFamily
The 30-foot steel fence will be built along the Colorado River in a section of border that had a big increase in migrant families earlier this year, but slowed to a trickle in recent weeks. The exact ...

9/5/2019 11:38:00 PM
SFGate
The 30-foot (9-meter) steel fence will be built along the Colorado River in a section of border that had a big increase in migrant families earlier this year, but slowed to a trickle in recent weeks.

9/5/2019 9:34:00 PM
KVUE
AUSTIN, Texas — Johnathan Hamilton was reported missing in 2015 when he was 26. He was last seen in Bastrop. The search for Johnathan, who was originally from Houston, came to a sad end in August when ...

9/5/2019 7:05:00 PM
Newshub
An Australian tourist has died while swimming in a river in America's Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park rangers said they received an emergency call to an area of the Colorado River near Deer ...

9/5/2019 12:49:00 PM
ABC15 Arizona
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ — Park officials say a man died Tuesday while swimming below Deer Creek Falls in the Grand Canyon. The man, 77-year-old Kenneth Reece, was visiting from Tasmania, ...

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