Lake Mead News

2/18/2019 9:51:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
FMIT, along with supporters from the other five tribes along the Colorado River and environmental activists and allies, gathered to commemorate a 113-day occupation that led to defeating a proposal fo...

2/18/2019 9:51:00 PM
Mohave Valley Daily News
More than 80 teams participated in the Colorado River Open Invitational Tournament. The site, which offers 13 soccer fields, was busy throughout the Presidents Day weekend with youths from throughout ...

2/18/2019 5:27:00 PM
The Daily Courier
Fortunately they have not wandered off. However, returning from five weeks away in my RV with my then three dogs a few years ago, I was driving around the tight curves at Lake Mead and Hoover Dam — wi...

2/18/2019 12:46:00 PM
Prevention Web
The Colorado River flows through seven U.S. states and northern Mexico, before discharging into the Gulf of California. Along the way, it provides drinking water to millions of people and irrigates th...

2/18/2019 6:00:00 AM
Phoenix New Times
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey steered away from the term "climate change" in order to garner political support for the state's Colorado River drought plan, he indicated Friday in an interview with a Pim...

2/18/2019 5:10:00 AM
Eos
Hotter conditions have played a much greater role in reducing flow during the ongoing Millennium Drought than in a mid-20th century drought. Source: Water Resources Research New research teases ...

2/16/2019 7:14:00 PM
BassResource.com
Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guid...

2/15/2019 5:48:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A 48-year-old man was found dead on a boat docked Friday afternoon at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, park officials said. At about 2:15 p.m., the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center receiv...

2/15/2019 5:32:00 PM
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
This article is the first in a 5-part series on the Colorado River originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The beginnings of the ...

2/15/2019 5:29:00 PM
Lasvegas Now
BOULDER CITY, Nev. - Authorities are looking into the death of a man who was Friday at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. According to officials at Lake Mead, at 2:16 p.m., the Lake Mead Interagency ...

2/15/2019 5:04:00 PM
Arizona Capitol Times
Bowers, in a statement late Friday, said he always has intended to push ahead with the plan to determine how Arizona should deal with the loss of water from the Colorado River because of declining lev...

2/15/2019 4:47:00 PM
The Denver Post
PHOENIX — Top Arizona Democrats on Friday accused the Republican House speaker of risking the collapse of a drought plan for the Colorado River by pushing legislation that has angered the Gila River I...

2/15/2019 2:22:00 PM
KSTU
MOAB, Utah — UHP troopers took to Twitter Friday, advising the public to use caution due to icy conditions throughout the state after a car crashed into the Colorado River. “State Troopers ...

2/15/2019 12:36:00 PM
Aztec Press Online
Ducey’s budget proposal has $30 million earmarked for conservation efforts to protect the water level in Lake Mead. Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the nation, is less than 40 percent full and app...

2/15/2019 5:19:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
Just when it looked like Arizona was close to wrapping up a Colorado River drought plan, a dispute that has the potential to sink the deal has flared up. Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis of the Gila River India...

2/14/2019 10:47:00 PM
Havasu News
That was designed to help make up for the water that the state will no longer be able to draw from Lake Mead, much of that earmarked for Pinal County farmers. But Lewis said he learned that House Spea...

2/14/2019 9:47:00 PM
Science Friday
States that rely on the Colorado River for their water supplies are currently unable to finish a series of agreements that would keep its biggest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, from dropping t...

2/14/2019 7:46:00 PM
The Daily Courier
That was designed to help make up for the water that the state will no longer be able to draw from Lake Mead, much of that earmarked for Pinal County farmers. But Lewis said he learned that House Spea...

2/14/2019 6:00:00 PM
Arizona Daily Star
That was designed to help make up for the water the state will no longer be able to draw from Lake Mead, much of that earmarked for Pinal County farmers. But Lewis said he learned House Speaker ...

2/14/2019 5:09:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
MARICOPA — In satellite images, the farm fields in central Arizona stand out like an emerald green quilt draped across the desert landscape. Seeing it from the ground level, the fields of alfalfa, cor...

2/14/2019 3:47:00 AM
Yale Environment 360
From the air, the last gasp of the Colorado River is sudden and dramatic. The pale green river flows smack into the Morelos Dam on the U.S.-Mexico border, and virtually all of it is immediately divert...

2/13/2019 4:44:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
13 Chief Investigator Darcy Spears uncovers a pest control problem that got seriously out of control. Mama Maria's on Lake Mead Blvd. near Mt. Hood was shut down January 28 after inspectors validated ...

2/13/2019 3:33:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Two of the country’s largest recreational fisheries are located within an hour drive of downtown Las Vegas. Those are Lake Mead and Lake Mohave. Both reservoirs boast healthy populations of three bass ...

2/13/2019 7:13:00 AM
insights.globalspec.com
Its 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete hold back the 248 square mile Lake Mead, a reservoir with enough capacity to submerge an area the size of Pennsylvania to a depth of 1 ft. The Hoover Dam’s 17 ...

2/13/2019 3:35:00 AM
Tucson Local Media
In and effort to preserve the Colorado River and Lake Mead’s water level, Arizona lawmakers passed a Drought Contingency Plan in the late hours of Thursday, Jan. 31. The new plan seeks to correct a wa...

2/12/2019 7:29:00 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal
His death was a homicide. About 11:10 a.m. April 3, police were called to an apartment building on the 500 block of East Lake Mead Parkway to investigate reports of a domestic battery, according to Mi...

2/12/2019 5:26:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
This leveling out of usage comes as the Colorado River, which supplies about 40 percent of Arizona’s water, and Lake Mead, where water from the river is stored, creep closer to a projected shortage. O...

2/11/2019 7:54:00 PM
FOX5 Las Vegas
HENDERSON, Nevada (FOX5) - Henderson police said they are looking for the driver who plowed into a designated crosswalk and injured three people near Lake Mead and Boulder Highway, Sunday. Less than 2...

2/11/2019 6:24:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
BOULDER CITY – The National Park Service is accepting additional comments to address the low-water conditions at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, but time is running out. The park extended ...

2/11/2019 10:02:00 AM
7KBZK
Henderson, NV (KTNV) — Police are searching for a vehicle that hit three pedestrians during a chase involving Henderson Police officers near Lake Mead Parkway and Boulder Highway. Around 1:30 p.m. Sat...

2/11/2019 6:55:00 AM
Seeking Alpha
The Colorado river crisis ought to be upsetting markets. The U.S. waterway supports some $4 trillion in GDP and at least $1.3 trillion in stock value across seven U.S. states. The river was ...

2/10/2019 11:30:00 PM
KTNV Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police are searching for a vehicle that hit three pedestrians during a chase involving Henderson Police officers near Lake Mead & Boulder Highway. Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Henders...

2/9/2019 6:23:00 PM
Kingman Daily Miner
GREELEY, Colo. – The seven states that rely on the Colorado River for water haven’t been able to finish a series of agreements that would keep its biggest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell ...

2/9/2019 6:18:00 PM
The Santa Fe New Mexican
It was snowing in Salt Lake City last week when water managers from seven Western states convened to address the pressing drought on the Colorado River. The waterway winds 1,450 miles from Wyoming to ...

2/9/2019 6:00:00 PM
Summit County
Lake Mead, near the Hoover Dam and Las Vegas, in an undated photo. The white ring represents water lost from the reservoir over the years as the worst drought in the Colorado River Basin's recorded hi...

2/9/2019 10:28:00 AM
FOX5 Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Highway Patrol said a person was in critical condition Saturday morning after a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 95, near Lake Mead Boulevard. NHP Tweeted out the accide...

2/9/2019 12:29:00 AM
The Post Independent
WESTMINSTER — The regional director of the Upper Colorado River Basin for the Bureau of Reclamation told water managers and users last week to expect below-average runoff this year, despite encouragin...

2/8/2019 8:10:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
On the surface, things have seemed to be looking up in recent weeks for the future of Lake Mead. The Western storms of the last month have fostered the impression of a respite, at least temporarily, f...

2/8/2019 2:06:00 PM
TucsonSentinel
Arizona and California aren’t done finishing a plan that would establish how states in the Colorado River Basin will ensure water for millions of people in the Southwest, said the head of the agency r...

2/8/2019 1:35:00 PM
The Business Journals
The plan lays out how Arizona, Colorado and Nevada will take less water from Lake Mead as lake levels continue to drop. The deal is awaiting approval from two California water agencies. Overall, Moody ...

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