Lake Mead News

4/20/2019 7:25:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
What that would do is block MWD from providing its share of Colorado River water to keep Lake Mead from dropping below certain levels that would trigger even greater cuts in how much water could ...

4/20/2019 6:56:00 PM
The Daily Courier
FLAGSTAFF — A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Imperial ...

4/20/2019 2:02:00 AM
The Aspen Times
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The directors of the Colorado River Water Conservation District supported a recommendation Tuesday from General Manager Andy Mueller to research asking voters in November 2020 to ...

4/19/2019 8:48:00 PM
The Aspen Times
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — President Donald Trump tweeted this week that he “just signed a critical bill to formalize drought contingency plans for the Colorado River.” It was the first time that Trump had ...

4/19/2019 9:47:00 AM
Summit County
The contingency plan affects water usage for 40 million people across the West and attempts to avoid water shortages at Lake Mead and Lake Powell, which have both come dangerously close to critically ...

4/19/2019 9:11:00 AM
American Rivers
The House of Representatives and the Senate approved the seven-basin state’s Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) and President Trump has now signed the bill into law. It’s official. In early April, the ...

4/18/2019 11:45:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
“Our local angler, Elmer Davis, and his visiting family, Eric Silletta and Eric’s step-son, 9-year-old Cody Rea, were fishing off Elmer’s dock,” said Rusty Braun, proprietor of Riviera Marina in ...

4/18/2019 10:20:00 PM
The Daily Courier
What that would do is block MWD from providing its share of Colorado River water to keep Lake Mead from dropping below certain levels that would trigger even greater cuts in how much water could be ...

4/18/2019 10:20:00 PM
The Post Independent
The contingency plan affects water usage for 40 million people across the West and attempts to avoid water shortages at Lake Mead and Lake Powell, which have both come dangerously close to critically ...

4/18/2019 10:20:00 PM
The Daily Courier
What that would do is block MWD from providing its share of Colorado River water to keep Lake Mead from dropping below certain levels that would trigger even greater cuts in how much water could be ...

4/18/2019 8:27:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
KINGMAN – Located an hour from Kingman and only half an hour from Las Vegas, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is “more than a lake,” says Lake Mead Public Information Officer Christie Vanover.

4/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Los Angeles Times
Just as a long-negotiated agreement for how California and six other Western states will deal with drought on the Colorado River was about to cross the finish line, the river’s biggest user put up a ...

4/18/2019 10:20:00 AM
E&E
Second in a two-part series. Click here to read the first part. For six years, a coordinated campaign has fought to save the Colorado River, influencing policy decisions like a recent interstate ...

4/18/2019 8:30:00 AM
Aspen Public Radio
LAGUNA GRANDE, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO — It’s mid-morning in the Sonoran desert and already the temperature is rising. Karen Schlatter suggests we find some shade, a relatively easy task at Laguna ...

4/18/2019 8:20:00 AM
KTNV Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — It looks like all the snowfall this year is good news for Lake Mead. The winter's snowpack runoff should help the reservoir according to a newly-released study from the Bureau of ...

4/18/2019 7:02:00 AM
KNPR
Sunset at the Cienega de Santa Clara in northern Mexico. The wetland is fed by salty runoff from American farms near Yuma, Arizona. CIÉNEGA DE SANTA CLARA, MEXICO — Juan Butrón-Méndez ...

4/18/2019 6:17:00 AM
Vail Daily
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Colorado River drought ...

4/18/2019 12:31:00 AM
Phys.org
A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Imperial ...

4/17/2019 11:55:00 PM
Havasu News
What that would do is block MWD from providing its share of Colorado River water to keep Lake Mead from dropping below certain levels that would trigger even greater cuts in how much water could be ...

4/17/2019 10:36:00 PM
Pacific Standard
President Donald Trump signed off on bipartisan legislation that would allow the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan on Tuesday—and a California district has ...

4/17/2019 7:27:00 PM
Denver7
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Colorado River drought ...

4/17/2019 5:15:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
That would block MWD from providing its share of Colorado River water to keep Lake Mead from dropping below certain levels. If a court issues an order to that effect, Buschatzke said, that could ...

4/17/2019 4:35:00 PM
WTOP News
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam that impounds Colorado River water at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. President Donald ...

4/17/2019 4:05:00 PM
ABC News
A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Imperial ...

4/17/2019 3:23:00 PM
Click2Houston
ALTAIR, Texas - For more than two months, the waters of Skull Creek have flowed black, its surface covered in an iridescent sheen. Yellowed fish skeletons line the pebbled banks of the Colorado River ...

4/17/2019 12:44:00 PM
FOX 10 Phoenix
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A California irrigation district has filed a legal challenge to a plan designed to protect a water source that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The drought ...

4/17/2019 11:57:00 AM
The Desert Sun
IID sues to halt Colorado River drought plan signed by Trump Tuesday Water district charges LA wrongly ignored Salton Sea woes and environmental laws Check out this story on desertsun.com: https://www ...

4/17/2019 10:57:00 AM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous work Fallingwater, 613 Lido Drive in Boulder City is more than just a stunning property. Its past involves two different owners’ uncommon philanthropic support ...

4/17/2019 10:09:00 AM
E&E
First of a two-part series. An unlikely advocate seems to be around every bend of the Colorado River these days: the Walton Family Foundation. The $3.65 billion organization launched by Walmart ...

4/17/2019 9:16:00 AM
KNPR
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects as much as 9 million acre-feet of water will be released from Lake Powell into Lake Mead in 2019, which might help prevent a water shortage declaration next ...

4/17/2019 7:53:00 AM
The News Journal
Trump signs bill endorsing Colorado River drought plan President Trump has signed legislation endorsing plans to spread needed water cutbacks to shore up dwindling reservoirs along the Colorado River. ...

4/17/2019 6:52:00 AM
KNPR
The Colorado River's inability to reach the Pacific Ocean has become one of its defining characteristics, emblematic of the southwest's reliance on the overallocated river system. Luke Runyon SAN ...

4/16/2019 11:23:00 PM
The Eagle
Skull Creek flows black as it crosses over a country road downstream from Inland Environmental & Remediation Inc. near Altair on April 14, 2019. Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune ALTAIR – For ...

4/16/2019 10:45:00 PM
USA TODAY on MSN.com
PHOENIX – President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday authorizing a plan for Western states to take less water from the overburdened Colorado River. The president's signing capped a years-long ...

4/16/2019 10:24:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
BULLHEAD CITY — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has updated its 24-month study projections for the reservoirs throughout the Colorado River Basin, which includes Lake Powell and Lake Mead. According to ...

4/16/2019 10:03:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
Recent projections show that Lake Mead would drop next year to a point that mandates water allocations. And Arizona, having the lowest priority claim, would be the hardest hit. The deal still means ...

4/16/2019 8:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
President Trump on Tuesday signed the plan for how Arizona and other Colorado River basin states will divide up the limited river water that’s now available. It buys Arizona time to deal with ...

4/16/2019 6:44:00 PM
ABC News
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Colorado River drought contingency ...

4/16/2019 6:37:00 PM
The Arizona Republic
President Trump signs bill endorsing Colorado River drought plan President Trump has signed legislation endorsing plans to spread needed water cutbacks to shore up dwindling reservoirs along the ...

4/16/2019 5:30:00 PM
KTAR News
PHOENIX — President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday formalizing the Colorado River drought contingency plan created by seven states, including Arizona, after Congress approved it last week.

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