Lake Mead News

6/18/2019 6:00:00 PM
St George News
Quagga mussels were discovered in Lake Powell in 2012, five years after Lake Mead was contaminated. They have been given the unflattering nickname of the “STD (skiff-transmitted disease) of the Sea” ...

6/18/2019 10:32:00 AM
Carson Now
and how quagga mussel is impacting the fishery and bottom ecology of Lake Mead. Finally, Sudeep has been a strong advocate of cooperative international research and conservation. His interest in ...

6/18/2019 6:35:00 AM
KNPR
Gross Reservoir is a key piece of Denver Water’s delivery system. A proposal to expand the dam that holds up the lake has galvanized opponents who live near it. Luke Runyon/KUNC The Colorado ...

6/17/2019 7:30:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
Meadview residents Tim Flatt and Jack Ginkins are also not strangers to the winner’s circle when it comes to striper fishing tournaments on Lake Mead. These anglers fish the lake out of South ...

6/17/2019 5:31:00 PM
SFChronicle
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after rafts overturned on Colorado's Roaring Fork River. The Aspen Daily News reports Roaring Fork Fire ...

6/17/2019 11:23:00 AM
Fire Rescue 1
Grand Canyon National Park fire managers—working with resources from Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Rocky Mountain National Park, Zion National Park, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Bryce ...

6/17/2019 10:19:00 AM
FOX31 Denver
ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say two people were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after rafts overturned on Colorado’s Roaring Fork River. The Aspen Daily News reports Roaring Fork ...

6/16/2019 10:55:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The Colorado River Union High School District board will hold a workshop about the 2019-2020 district budget at 6 p.m. Monday in the CRUHSD school district office at 1004 Hancock Road. ...

6/16/2019 9:17:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
However, a new report warns that planning for gradually declining water supplies, as difficult as that is, may not be enough to adequately prepare for the future. In May, the Colorado River Research ...

6/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
MyDiscoveries on MSN.com
John Wesley Powell, an early explorer of the American West credited with leading the first group of Europeans down the Colorado River through the Canyon, wrote: “The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot ...

6/15/2019 11:18:00 AM
The Aspen Times
The Colorado River east of Grand Junction in DeBeque Canyon is forecast to hit its annual peak Saturday, in a quick climb to 21,000 cubic feet of water per second before dropping over the next week as ...

6/14/2019 9:32:00 AM
KTNV Las Vegas
Lake Mead is encouraging fathers to wear their life jackets at the lake this weekend. Park officials say that 5 men have died at Lake Mead or Lake Mohave in the past 5 years and in every case, the men ...

6/14/2019 9:06:00 AM
St George News
ST. GEORGE — The question of whether the Colorado River system is a reliable source of water for the future was the topic of a presentation held at the Washington County Water Conservancy District on ...

6/14/2019 1:16:00 AM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – This Father’s Day, skip the necktie and give dad a life jacket. Over the past five years, five men have lost their lives at Lake Mead and Lake Mohave on Father’s Day Weekend. In ...

6/13/2019 10:06:00 PM
The Denver Post
A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over ...

6/13/2019 4:03:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The city’s redevelopment agency on June 5 unanimously approved buying three parcels of land on Williams Avenue, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Las Vegas Boulevard North. North Las Vegas intends to use ...

6/13/2019 2:39:12 PM
Austin American-Statesmen on MSN.com
The Texas Department of Transportation laid out a timeline Tuesday evening for the construction project that will build frontage roads and bridges along Texas 71 as it passes over the Colorado River ...

6/13/2019 12:45:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
(Courtesy of Sundance Helicopters) This four-hour tour takes you over Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead, Fortification Hill, the Hoover Dam and more before stopping to land 3,500 feet into the Grand Canyon. ...

6/13/2019 7:31:00 AM
Havasu News
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part 1 of a three-part series. COAL CREEK CANYON, Colo. – The Colorado River is short on water, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the ...

6/13/2019 7:04:00 AM
KPBS
The drive behind a massive water development project in southwestern Utah, the Lake Powell Pipeline, shows no signs of slowing even after the Colorado River Basin states signed a new agreement this ...

6/13/2019 2:09:00 AM
Las Vegas Sun
DENVER — A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push ...

6/13/2019 12:33:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
The Texas Department of Transportation laid out a timeline Tuesday evening for the construction project that will build frontage roads and bridges along Texas 71 as it passes over the Colorado River ...

6/13/2019 12:05:00 AM
Phys.org
Last winter brought above-average snowfall to much of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, so an abundance of snowmelt is rushing into the Colorado River, the Rio Grande and other waterways after a ...

6/12/2019 4:13:00 PM
KUNC
The drive behind a massive water development project in southwestern Utah, the Lake Powell Pipeline, shows no signs of slowing even after the Colorado River Basin states signed a new agreement this ...

6/12/2019 12:07:00 AM
Mohave Valley Daily News
The city already had pledged to pay for expenses related to bridge infrastructure on the Arizona side of the Colorado River. That amount is expected to total more than $3 million. Bullhead City’s ...

6/11/2019 4:07:00 PM
Aspen Public Radio
The Colorado River is short on water. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the river’s Upper Basin states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. The river and its ...

6/11/2019 1:37:00 PM
Lasvegas Now
North Las Vegas Police say three people are dead and one injured in a shooting near Lake Mead Boulevard and Simmons Street. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of a ...

6/11/2019 6:42:00 AM
KPBS
The Colorado River is short on water. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the river’s Upper Basin states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Speaker 1: 00:00 The ...

6/11/2019 6:42:00 AM
KPBS
The Colorado River is short on water. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at a slate of proposed water projects in the river’s Upper Basin states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. The Colorado River is ...

6/10/2019 11:57:00 PM
Havasu News
The La Paz County Sheriff’s office says explosive devices found in the Colorado River near the Castle Rock Shores Campground appear to be M-80 fireworks. La Paz County Sheriff’s Captain Curt Bagby ...

6/10/2019 11:19:00 PM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The petite auto theft suspect who led Colorado State Patrol troopers on a wild chase Friday through De Beque Canyon that included a dip in the Colorado River and the appropriation of a trooper's ...

6/10/2019 10:05:00 PM
The Aspen Times
Staff Support: Brent Newman, Chief, Interstate, Federal and Water Information Section, CWCB; Amy Ostdiek, Assistant Attorney General, Colorado Workgroup members: Andy Mueller, General Manager, ...

6/10/2019 7:30:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
The next two weeks are going to be important to a number of local striper fishermen. I will be at Lewis Kingman Park, 2201 E. Andy Devine Ave., at 5 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 to conduct the draw ...

6/10/2019 4:08:00 PM
The Daily Courier
KINGMAN – Should diving to the plane submerged in Lake Mead be allowed? The Lake Mead Recreation Area considers allowing guided access again, but would like to consult the public first. It was 1948 ...

6/10/2019 3:52:00 PM
FOX 10 Phoenix
Divers from the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office, Buckskin Fire Department and volunteers made several shoreline sweeps to make sure no other devices were left behind. (Courtesy: La Paz County Sheriff's ...

6/10/2019 2:08:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
PARKER STRIP, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in western Arizona are trying to determine who left explosive devices in the Colorado River near a popular campground. La Paz County sheriff's officials told the ...

6/10/2019 12:53:00 PM
Miami Herald
Authorities in western Arizona are trying to determine who left explosive devices in the Colorado River near a popular campground. La Paz County sheriff's officials told the Today's News-Herald a ...

6/10/2019 12:53:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Authorities in western Arizona are trying to determine who left explosive devices in the Colorado River near a popular campground. La Paz County sheriff's officials told the Today's News-Herald a ...

6/10/2019 12:50:00 PM
Utah Public Radio
John Wesley Powell is one of the iconic explorers of the American West. A teacher, botanist, geologist, and amputee, he is probably best known for his 1869 and 1871 explorations of the Colorado River. ...

6/10/2019 9:22:00 AM
Summit County
It aims to raise the unprecedented low water levels in the largest reservoirs on the Colorado River system, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, to enable them to continue to deliver water and produce ...

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